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Mexico

Adventure of a globetrotter among the Aztecs and Mayans

  • Teotihuacan was a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city located in the Basin of Mexico, which is today known as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas. Apart from the pyramids, Teotihuacan is also anthropologically significant for its complex, multi-family residential compounds, the Avenue of the Dead, and the small portion of its vibrant murals that have been exceptionally well-preserved.
  • Acapulco. The Quebrada Cliff Divers are a group of professional high divers, based in Acapulco. They perform daily shows for the public, which involves diving 35 metres (125 ft) from the cliffs of the Quebrada into the sea below. The depth of water in the "Gulch" can vary from 6 to 16 feet depending on the waves, with an average depth of 12 feet. Timing is crucial for the divers.
  • Yucatán : Palenque, Uxmal, Chichen Itza are some of the most significant Maya sites.