Tag: prehispanic

  • Yaxchilán: The City of Green Stones

    written by lomollete on 2010-08-03 #places
    Yaxchilán: The City of Green Stones

    Yaxchilán is an old Mayan city immersed in the thick jungle of southeastern Mexico. The magnificent ruins stand among tall ceiba trees and the sounds of spider monkeys and saraguatos (howler monkeys) reach to you from the canopies.

  • Tajín

    written by lomollete on 2009-10-04 #places

    Tajín was the most important totonac city, it is located in the state of Veracruz near the town of Papantla (that's in the east of Mexico folks), wicked cool and quite impressive. Tajín also is the name of a popular brand of powdered chili.