Category Archives: Puebla

Volcan Pico de Orizaba

Volcan Pico de Orizaba

Volcan Pico de Orizaba is on the border of Puebla and Veracruz states in south-central Mexico. It is the third highest mountain in North America, behind Denali in Alaska and Mount Logan in Utah. According to NASA’s Earth Observatory, it is the highest volcano in North America. Continue Reading

Discover Puebla Ciudad, Puebla

Puebla is the largest city and the capital of the Mexican state Puebla. It also has a very important history in terms of Spanish colonialism. History of Puebla Ciudad With the city dating back all the way to 1531, it predates almost every city inside of the United States. Puebla became a city just 39… Continue Reading

The Sierra Madre Oriental

The Sierra Madre Oriental

Situated in northeastern Mexico on the eastern portion of the Mexican Plateau, the Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains span roughly 620 miles.  It ranges through Mexico states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo, Queretaro, and Puebla.  One of the highest peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental is Cerro San Rafael located in Coahuila;… Continue Reading