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Chacmool Statue, Templo Mayor Aztec Ruins  
   

Chacmool Statue, Templo Mayor Aztec Ruins

A grim feature of Aztec Temples - the Chacmool statue reclines and holds a bowl, ready to receive the hearts of human sacrificial victims
Mexico City Revisited

July 22nd 2016
Dear All Greetings from Mexico City! Mexico City “revisited” as this is the second time I’ve been in this wonderful city, whose population of around 21 million people makes it the second largest in the world after Tokyo. In fact, and as mentioned in my last blog, I came here on my first backpacking trip 18 years ago, on my first trip also out of Europe. The place holds many memories for me, ... read more
North America » Mexico » Estado de Mexico » Distrito Federal

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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