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Cholula is a city in the state of Puebla, located about 15km from the previously mentioned Puebla City. Cholula was an impotent pre columbian city going back as far as the 2nd century BC. The most famous feature in Cholula is  the Great Pyramid of Cholola which by volume is the largest pyramid in the […]

Part 1 Anyone who has been to Mexico City will have been down the Paseo de la Reforma. It is a 12 kilometre strip that is adorned on the side with statues and monuments. The most famous statue on Reforma is el Àngel, el Àngel is such a grand statue that it deserves a entry all […]



The city of Puebla is located in the state of Puebla and is slightly over 110 kilometres southeast of Mexico City. Puebla was founded on April 16, 1531 and currently has a population of 1,485,941. The metropolitan area of the city extends over 10 municipalities of the state including the city of Cholula.

Chapultepec Zoo


Built in 1923 by Mexican biologist Alfonso Luis Herrera, the “Zoologico de Chapultepec” is the largest of four zoos near Mexico City. We visited the zoo on a Sunday afternoon and were pleasantly suppressed when we found out that admission was free, however due to this the crowds make it difficult to get close to […]



Located in the Mexican State of Guerrero, Zihuatanejo sits on the Pacific Coast about 240 kilometres northwest of Acapulco. Our trip to Zihuatanejo began with a bus trip from Mexico City that lasted around nine hours. We travelled with the bus line Estrella de Oro and I found the ride very pleasant , the bus […]