Tag Archives: Mexico

Statue of El Pipila Guanajuato

Guanajuato Mexico – It May Be Its Most Magical City

If a trip is best measured in memories, well our Central Mexico tours produce many. In his 18th instalment from one of our tours, Dale of The Maritime Explorer shares why he loves this region just so much.

Statue of El Pipila Guanajuato

This is my eighteenth post from last year’s inaugural Central Mexico with Victor Romagnali offered by Canadian travel company Adventures Abroad. It was one of the best overall trips Alison and I have ever been on and traveling with Victor always guarantees a great cultural, historical and gustatory experience. Continue reading

Viejitos dancer Patzcuaro Mexico

Michoacan Mexico – Touring Morelia, Tzintzuntzan & Patzcuaro

We’re always so happy to present an authentic take on our tours. Today we feature Dale of the Maritime Explorer and his wise words and wonderful photos from our Mexican Day of the Dead tour. 

Viejitos dancer Patzcuaro Mexico

We are coming to the end of the second week of what has so far been an amazing historical, cultural and gastronomical tour through central Mexico with Adventures Abroad’s veteran guide Victor Romagnoli. Today we left the city of Guanajuato which I described in my last post as the most unexpected and pleasant surprise of the trip. Continue reading

Meeting up with travel friends Kent, Valerie and Craig

San Miguel de Allende – Meeting Old Friends In Mexico’s Great Cultural City

Oh, the stories we collect while travelling. Some trips prove to create more tales than others, and we are thrilled to present another post from Dale of The Maritime Explorer of his trip to Mexico with us last year. 

Meeting up with travel friends Kent, Valerie and Craig

This is my seventeenth post on last year’s Adventures Abroad tour of Central Mexico with ace guide Victor Romagnoli and although it is getting near the end, there are still a number of truly magical places to visit. In this post I’ll feature the small city of San Miguel de Allende. Continue reading

Atlantean titans at Toltec Tula pyramids in Mexico

Tula Mexico – Mysterious Ancient City of the Toltecs

Mexico is a country of endless highlights. Luckily for us, we have one of our travellers – Dale of The Maritime Explorer - to explain his Mexico trip experiences in Tula, the mysterious city of the Toltecs.

Atlantean titans at Toltec Tula pyramids in MexicoWe continue on our amazing  Adventures Abroad journey through central Mexico with veteran guide Victor Romagnoli as our small group approaches the ruins of the ancient Toltec city of Tula. Continue reading

Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacan in Mexico

Teotihuacan – Mexico’s Great Pre-Columbian City

We love a country that has cultural depth, and Mexico is a fine example of such a country. Many thanks to Dale of The Maritime Explorer for capturing a sense of some of the greatness of Mexico with this wonderful post about Teotihuacan. Many thanks to Dale for also allowing us to share his words and photos with you.

Pyramid of the Moon at Teotihuacan in Mexico

In preparing for this post I reviewed about a dozen other websites to determine what was considered either the best or the most important tourist attraction in Mexico.

The consensus came down quite strongly in favour of Teotihuacán among those sites that were mostly focused on history and culture and not on the hedonism of places like Cancun and Cabo. Continue reading

Cacaxtla Mexico Museum masks

Cacaxtla Mexico And Its Amazing Ancient Murals

What better way to depict history than by a painting to ensure generations can understand important facets of culture?  Dale of The Maritime Explorer joined us for a recent tour to Cacaxtla to see the ancient murals for himself. Many thanks to him for allowing us to share his insights.

Cacaxtla Mexico Museum masks

Many visitors to Mexico make it a point to see some of the great murals of the 20th century by artists like Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco that depict important scenes from Mexico’s history in ways that are understandable to every Mexican, whether literate or not. Continue reading