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Country : Mexico

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Photos marked as were added from 1 March 2017.


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Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 Ruined pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 The city once housed 200,000 people.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 View of the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon from the Avenue of the Dead.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The Pyramid of the Sun is the third largest in the world.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The pyramid is 225m square and 63m high and dates from 100 AD.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The pyramid has 260 steps to the top.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The pyramid is aligned with the setting Sun on the Equinox.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The view from half way up.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 Looking down.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 View from the pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 View of the Pyramid of the Moon.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 The avenue between the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 A series of courtyards.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 View of the Pyramid of the Moon.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 The Pyramid of the Moon is 144m high and was built c 300.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 View of the Pyramid of the Sun.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 Unexcavated mounds.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 View from the pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 View of the Avenue of the Dead.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 The Palace of Quetzelcoatl.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 The interior.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 The palace is famous for its carved stonework.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Carved bricks.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Carved wall.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Mural showing a jaguar praying to the rain god, Tlaloc.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Mural of an eagle.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 The Mezquital Valley.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 The Mezquital Valley is in the land of the Otomi people.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Ixmiquilpan is an Otomi village.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Ixmiquilpan is a market town.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Otomi woman.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Busy shoppers.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Potatoes.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Boxed chickens.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Ceramic goods.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Otomi woman looking at ceramic item.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Woman making tortillas.
Mexico
Ixmiquilpan
 Mother and son.
Mexico
Tula
 The ancient city of Tula.
Mexico
Tula
 Tula was capital of the Toltecs between 950 and 1150 AD.
Mexico
Tula
 The Toltec influence spread as far north as Illinois.
Mexico
Tula
 The ball court is shaped like a letter I.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The temple is famous for its Atlantes Warriors.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The Tula Warriots are 4.5m high.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The head of a Tula Warrior with a feathered head dress covered in stars.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The rear of a Tula Warrior with a disk representing the Sun.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Bench carved with warriors.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Carving of an eagle eating a human heart.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Snake devouring a human skull.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Coyote.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Jaguar.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Pillar covered in feathers.
Mexico
Tula
 Pyramid B.
Mexico
Tula
 Pyramid C is the largest in Tula.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Tepotzlan is a village surrounded by hills.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Tepotzlan is a Nahua village.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 The village church in the central plaza.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Hills tower over the central plaza.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 The busy market.
Mexico
Morelos
Tepotzlan
 Ceramics on sale.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 House built in Aztec style.
Mexico
Morelos
Tepotzlan
 Forested mountains over the village.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Rocky pinnacle above the village.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Forested hills.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Forested hills above the village of Tepotzlan.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Overlooking Tepotzlan is a 12m high Aztec pyramid.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 The Aztec pyramid is a temple dating from the 15th century.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 Xochicalco is perched on a hilltop.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 Xochicalco is a hilltop ceremonial site overlooking Lake Tequesquitengo.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 The Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Quetzalcoatl, the plumed serpent deity.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Serpent winding through Mayan priests and astronomical symbols.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 The pyramid is covered with carved glyphs.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Detail of a stone glyph.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 The glyphs show many influences including Toltec and Mayan.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Coyote.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Priest with head dress.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 The site flourished between 7th and 10th centiries.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 The city was destroyed around 900.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 The centre is in a spectacular setting.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 View of Lake Tequesquitengo.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Ball Court
 The Toltec ball court.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Ball Court
 The purpose of the game was to make a rubber ball pass through the stone loop.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 View from the hilltop.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 Horses near Xochicalco.
Mexico
Taxco
 The beautiful colonial city of Taxco at 1660m, once the centre of a silver mining region.
Mexico
Taxco
 Taxco is at 1778m.
Mexico
Taxco
 The name of the city is from the Nahuatl for "place of the ballgame".
Mexico
Taxco
 The city was founded by Hernan Cortez in 1529.
Mexico
Taxco
 Street scene in the hilly city.
Mexico
Taxco
 Typical colonial house.
Mexico
Taxco
 The city is prosperous from silverwork and tourism.
Mexico
Taxco
 Shop selling snacks.
Mexico
Taxco
 Mosaic of an Aztec warrior.
Mexico
Taxco
 Balconies overlooking balconies.
Mexico
Taxco
 Taxco is a quiet town set in green mountains.
Mexico
Taxco
 Salloon bar.
Mexico
Taxco
 Donkeys carrying goods.
Mexico
Taxco
 View of San Bernardino Church.

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