Images of Mexico
Mango-on-a-Stick with chili powder Very common to see Mexicans use chili powder on a variety of foods including sweets.
Piñata en San agustín Etla, Oaxaca. México. - It's believed that piñatas originated among the Aztecs, the Maya and other indigenous peoples of Mexico, who used to made pots and hollow clay sculptures in the shape of their gods. These piñatas, some filled with grain or fruit, were broken in the celebrations and religious festivals and the spilled contents represented the abundance or favors granted by the gods.
El Zócalo, Mexico City Randy Faris / Corbis The plaza of the Constitution is the second-largest square in the world. It was the religious and political seat of the Mexica Empire before the Spanish Conquest. Built by the Spanish over the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the plaza now showcases early colonial architecture, including the cathedral and the national palace. Over 20 museums, hundreds of libraries, restaurants, bars, cafés, and stores, and the ruins of the original temple (inside a museu
Charly Kurz / Laif-Redux This borough is the home of a system of canals where small artificial agricultural plots, called chinampas, are used to grow ornamental and edible plants, the latter used as organic ingredients for high-end restaurants in the area. Hop aboard atrajinera (a man-powered small boat) and enjoy the food, mariachi music, and the sights. The zone is full of cultural, culinary, and shopping options. Centro de Xochimilco; www. xochimilco.df.gob.mx/turismo For 9 more hot
Just an hour and half from the city of Guadalajara, is a town that was born in Jalisco culture, Teuchitlán, whose magic is felt in an instant. Here is the most important archaeological zone of Jalisco, "The Guachimontones" a spectacular site where ancient cultures with about 2 000 settlements, ranging from minimum rest areas where it left traces of human presence to complex and beautiful ceremonial centers.