Introduction to Mexico
With steaming jungles, smoking, snowscaped volcanos, cactus-strewn deserts and 10,000 km of coast strung with sandy beaches and wildlife-rich lagoons, Mexico is an endless adventure for the senses. Mexico’s pre-hispanic civilizations built some of the world’s greatest archaeological monuments, adn the Spanish colonial era left beautiful towns full of tree-shaded plazas and sculped stone churches, while modern Mexico has seen a surge of great art.
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Elotes: Frehly steamed or grilled corn on the cob, usuallu coated in maonnaise and often sprinkled with chilli powder
Enchiladas : Lightly fried tortillas filled with chicken, cheese or eggs, covered in a chilli sauce.
Quesadillas: A tortilla folded in half with a filling of cheese and/or other ingredients.
Tacos : The quntessential Mexican dish, made of any cooked meat, fish or vegetable wapped in a tortilla, with a sadh of salsa, onion and cliantro
Palenque: Gather all your senses and dive head first into the ancient Maya world at exquisite Palenque, where pyramids rise above jungle treetops and furtive monkeys shriek and catapult themselves through dense canopies.
Oaxaca Coast: Oaxaca's beautiful little-developed Pacific coast has evertyhing you need for a wonderful time by the ocean. With the nearly-empty 550km shoreline strung with long golden beaches and lagoons full of wildlife, you can't go wrong.
Pyramids of Teotihuacan: Once among Mesoamerica's greatest cities, Teotihuacan lies just an hour away from Mexico City. The immense Piramide del Sol (Pyramid of the Sun) and Pyramid of the Moon dominate the remains of the metropolis, which even centuries after its collapse in the 8th century AD remained a pilgrimage site for Aztec royalty.
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