The Land of Silver Mining: Hacienda of Santa María Regla

The Land of Silver Mining: Hacienda of Santa María Regla  I didn’t visit my first Mexican Hacienda until I’d already lived in the country for about ten years. In my guide books I had seen haciendas listed as local attractions, but I didn’t understand the draw.The...

San Sebastián del Oeste

San Sebastián del Oeste: A Journey Back to the Wild West   Why do we travel? What do we get out of it? What does it do for us? What drives our desire to get out in the world and see new places? I was visiting with a friend one day and asked her what she liked...

Guachimontones Pyramids near Guadalajara

Guachimontones: Circular Pyramids near Guadalajara Guachimontones is a tongue twister. It’s easier to remember if you break it down. “Guachi” was for a local type of fruit tree growing on the site. “Montones” means mounds. So, it basically means mounds where the fruit...

Grutas de Tolantongo: Hot Springs

Grutas de Tolantongo: Hot Springs Resort A Desert ParadiseImagine yourself soaking in pools of naturally-heated water, cascading down the steep mountainside, the water flowing from one pool to another, with breathtaking views of the canyon below. When you’ve had...

Discover Taxco

Discover Taxco: Mexico’s Silver Capitol Silver and so much more!Blanketing the side of the La Bermeja mountain, Taxco is one of Mexico’s most picturesque cities. The white-washed buildings and red-tiled roofs are endless, accessed by a labyrinth of narrow,...

San Jose Los Laureles

San Jose Los Laureles: The Shangi La of Morelos If you love small, old Mexican villages San Jose Los Laureles is for you. Sitting on a mountain outcropping it is just two miles from the town of Tlayacapan, making it an easy side trip.You can reach San Jose (as it is...

Tlayacapan’s Pyramid

Tlatoani: A Hidden Pyramid It took an Earthquake to open this Hidden Pyramid. The mountains and hillsides of Mexico are covered with pyramids and ruins of its earlier settlers. Only a fraction of them have been excavated, restored and opened to the public. Yet there...