Discover an old silver mining town in the Sierra de Catorce mountain range of Mexico. Make sure you bring some warm clothing and heavy boots to explore one of the highest plateaus in Mexico. I explored this region in December and it was downright chilly during the day and "extra blankets" cold during the night.
If you do any traveling in Mexico you will start to learn about Pancho Villa. To put it bluntly "Pancho Villa" was one tough man. You didn't mess with Pancho Villa unless you wanted to die. He was the first Mexican Revolutionary General. Pancho Villa Statue in Chihuahua, Mexico. This is a picture of the … Continue reading Francisco “Pancho” Villa
So you are thinking about doing Peyote (you fool). Realize that you are about to open up a new world that will leave you scratching your head and then searching for the truth.
Price: 40 Pesos Location: You will need to take the subway. Another museum not to miss and if you go to the Museo Frida Kahlo, you can walk here in 5 minutes. This is a fascinating place to discover and see what hell Leon Trotsky and his family went through. Imagine assassins are hunting you … Continue reading Museo Leon Trotsky (Mexico City)
Price: Free Tuesday and 40 Pesos other days (Tues-Sunday 10am to 6pm) You will need to take a subway and train to get here. The biggest collection of Diego Rivera paintings and some Frida Kahlo's. Best to visit the Blue House if you are interested in Frida Kahlo's work.
Mexico City is a nice place to explore. There are about 20 police officers to each block, so you don't have to worry about much. Lots of great places to eat ( I like the cheap taco stands with cow and intestine tacos). Plenty of Museums to see and the subway is supper easy and … Continue reading Mexico City (Mexico)
San Cristobal, Mexico Admission: 20 Pesos (2 US dollars) Location: Av Salomon Gonzalez Blanco ( A nice half hour walk if you are in the mood). The museum is pretty fascinating and shows you how the Mayans live traditionally. There is even a film on how the child birth is done with mid-wives. There is … Continue reading Museo de la Medicina Maya (San Cristobal)
San Cristobal is a rather neat town to visit, even though it is rather chilly. The town kinda reminds me of Antiqua, Guatemala without the volcanos. Its clean and offers plenty of restaurants and some museums that you can walk to. Lots of churches to look at. The streets are clean. Climb the stairs and … Continue reading San Cristobal (Mexico)
Admission price: 45 Pesos (4.50 US dollars) The ruins are excellent and I like the fact that they have these giant plaques with information about each temple that you can read about. I think the thing I enjoyed the most was just walking around in the gorgeous setting. The creek running through the park is … Continue reading Palenque Ruins (Palenque) Mexico