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The Catholic Cross Comes Ashore with Cortez at La Antigua, Veracruz

The Catholic Cross Comes Ashore with Cortez at La Antigua, Veracruz

Cortez came and he conquered. The Spanish conquistadors also arrived carrying the Christian or Catholic Cross to “Mexico” and the state of Veracruz is where they first came ashore. Just outside the  ruins at Quiahuiztlan, Cortez set up the first Spanish settlement in Mexico at La Antigua. With the arrival of the Spaniards the first […]

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Sonora, Mexico’s Warm Welcome

Sonora, Mexico’s Warm Welcome

Sonora is the 2nd largest State in Mexico and it is located on the border with the United States. It possess, mainly, a dry climate. The State of Sonora also makes up the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), known as the world’s aquarium, and this is one of the reasons why it is so […]

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The Mystery of the State of Mexico – Teotihuacan

The Mystery of the State of Mexico – Teotihuacan

When driving through Mexico City (as a passenger of course), I couldn’t tell where the official federal district ended and the official state of Mexico began. But I do know I visited friends who lived in the state of Mexico (not the city) and enjoyed viewing a Sunday soccer (football) match in their home. It […]

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The Cancun Spring Break Sunrise Surprise

The Cancun Spring Break Sunrise Surprise

Cancun is not known for its sunsets. Make no mistake, I am not saying you can’t enjoy the golden hour on the beach or appreciate nature’s beautiful display in the sky when visiting Cancun, Mexico – you can. In fact, one of the more popular sunsets from my guest post series is from Cancun – […]

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