Aztecs

Posted November 25th, 2012  by Go_Gringo ·  No Comments

One of the most famous tribes of North America, the Aztecs were based primarily in the Valley of Mexico in the modern-day capital, Mexico City.  Between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Aztecs controlled large tracts of Mesoamerica until the Spanish Conquest in the early sixteenth century.  As one of the most dominant groups in…

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The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt

Posted November 19th, 2012  by Go_Gringo ·  No Comments

While many know this range as the Sierra Nevada or Snowy Mountain Range, it is officially called the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt and it extends across Mexico for roughly 559 miles.  This volcanic range boasts many peaks that remain snow-covered all year long.  It ranges from west to east from the states of Jalisco to Veracruz…

Filed Under: CampingGuanajuatoJaliscoMexico CityMexico StateMichoacanMorelosOaxacaPueblaTlaxcalaVeracruz