Puebla is located in the center of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, and is a good base for exploring the country’s highest mountains.
Puebla is the largest and best preserved baroque city in Mexico and the Western Hemisphere.
After a fun and interesting month in Oaxaca, we have proceeded to our new home of Puebla for the month of April.
For a little vacation within a vacation, we spent a week in Puerto Escondido on Oaxaca’s Pacific Coast.
I visited the small towns and villages that surround Oaxaca city to see their exceptional handicrafts.
I took a cooking class to gain a first-hand appreciation for the most famous and complex dish in the “Land of the Seven Moles”.
To try to solve the Mayan mystery, we visited the three most popular ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula at Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, and Tulum.
Crossing the colonial Yucatán Peninsula, we formed new pastel-colored impressions amidst a background of jungle green.
Like pilgrims flocking to the site of an astronomical apparition, we reached the end of a fishing pier in the small village of Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico.
After a couple of beach days in Cancún, we started inland on a month-long circumnavigation of the Yucatán Peninsula.