Mexico, even the smallest villages can be reached by public transportation. The second class is often overloaded, with people and all sorts of animals standing in the aisle.
The temple complex on Monte Albán: a mountain, the top of which has been taken off by man to create the plateau to build the temple.
On horseback to “Paricutin“, the world’s youngest volcano.
Palenque, a city of the Mayas, formerly hidden in the jungle. A place, where harmony between man, his architecture and nature counts.
Indigenous population with a rich variety of traditional costumes in San Cristobál de las Casas.
Mexicans: friendly and helpful people, who take everyday life slower.
Santo Domingo, one of the most beautiful Baroque churches of Mexico.
Zócalo, the centre of all activities
the “Voladores” dance
“Chapulines”, roasted grasshoppers, with a dash of lime juice – what a treat!
taking a break on the roadside
Chichén-Itzá – where the Mayas held their ceremonies
Nine terrace landings with 4 stairways each (= 364 days) plus a last level – which the temple rests on - for one more day represent the 365 days of the solar year.
every stair has 91 steps
We wanted to see the production of Tequila, the agave liquor.
Drink your Tequila in one gulp, lick salt immediately and bite into a lemon – and then pull faces as you like.
Mariachi wear the costumes of the “charros”, the costume of the horsemen on the haciendas.
Their music reminds of a blend of African and Caribbean rhythms. An unforgettable and unique atmosphere.
Cancún with its beautiful white sandy beaches.
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