Best Ancient Places to Visit in Mexico during the Spring

Best Ancient Places to Visit in Mexico during the Spring

Mexico is a great country to visit any time, but the activities and locations may vary depending on the season. Spring is perfect for long trips to explore the ancient culture of the country. We would like to present you a brief tour of some gorgeous ancient locations in Mexico that you should visit, which includes the pyramids of Teotihuacan, Catemaco, also known as “Land of Witches”, the beautifully decorated Mayan ruins in Uxmal, the valorous archeological place in Palenque, Chichen It... [ read more ]

Interesting Haciendas in Mexico

Interesting Haciendas in Mexico

You would not want to miss the large plantation or estates in Mexico. Sometimes, these haciendas can be a mine or even business factories which originated from land grants made to conquistadors who used to be soldiers, adventurers, explorers at the Portuguese or Spanish Empires. Conquistadors had sailed beyond Europe, opening trade routes and conquering territory. In Mexico, there are several featured haciendas and some historic hotels including the Hotel Chichen Yaxkin Spa, the Hotel Hacien... [ read more ]

The Wall of Skulls - Tzompantli

The Wall of Skulls – Tzompantli

The Aztec name for this structure is Tzompantli, you can see it first at the Aztec captial city of the Tenochtitian. At Chichen Itza, it is a very interesting Toltec structure. You can see the head of the sacrificial victims being placed. Being one of the three platforms in the Great Plaza, according to Bishop Landa, it is the other two were for farces and comedies. Quite a strange way to show that the Itza's were all about fun. Carved Beautiful Reliefs On the platform walls of the Tzompan... [ read more ]

Mysterious Sights in Chichen Itza

Mysterious Sights in Chichen Itza

The Mayans were really good at sports and they built the Great Ballcourt of Chichen Itza of about 68 meters wide by 166 meters in length with no vault and no discontinuity between the walls. Totally open to the blue sky, and only each end has a raised to the temple area. If you made a whisper, you can hear from 500 feet away regardless of the wind direction or time of the day. You can also whisper in the night and experience the sound transmission giving you that amazing feeling based on this ... [ read more ]

Chichen Itza Ruins

Chichen Itza Ruins

A great family day trip suggestion is to the Chichen Itza Ruins. If you planned your trip to get there early like 8am, it will be the best as you beat the tour buses. With a guide, the vendors will not pester you and also they start their stalls from 10am. With about 400 pesos, you get good information on extras and the guide makes your tour very enjoyable. Hear the noise it makes when you clap while standing below the big pyramid, it is really an experience. Go Prepared Make sure that you... [ read more ]