If you have the time, I would definitly reccommend a visit to both Cacaxtla & Xochitencatl. Both sites are near each other. Cacaxtla has dozen of colorful murals, a rarity in Meso-American archeological sites. Read more about this two archeological sights at my Estado de Tlaxcala page.more
+I made my way to the ex-Convento de San Francisco. In mistake, I enter the museum looking for "La Conquistadora," which in reality lies in a chapel next door. The museum closes during siesta time so go in the morning or the afternoon. After waiting for a few hours for it to reenter, I got a peak of "la Conquistadora," which is the virgin carried...more
In 1986 I traveled to a small town in Mexico, known to me only as San Lucas.
It was located east of Mexico City, not too far from Pueblo, and somewhere near the road that lead on to Veracruz.
I was part of a team that worked on a Methodist church being built at that time.
I want to return to San Lucas, but do not know if Tecopilco is the correct one.
Things that I recall from 1986 that might help: the main street was Cinco de Mayo [partially paved], there was a small stream nearby, we had electricity and running water in the house and we could see what we took to be a "smoking mountain" or volcano from the roof of the church.
Any help appreciated.
Temple, TX, USA
I have visited Huamantla all my life. I have always eaten in the central market or in my aunt;s house. However, eating in the market has always been a nice experience. My family would usually wonder around the stalls and try everything the sellers offer. I am always impressed by the mixture of colors and textures, fresh vegetables and flowers.There...more
Km 3 Carr Huamantla, Huamantla, Tlaxcala, 90500, Mexico
Good for: Business
The former mansion of the super wealthy spanish family Barrientos Carvajal, houses the National Museum of the Puppet. I am not sure whther it is the only in latinamerica, but at least it's the only one in Mexico. The museum exhibits several puppets from around the world. The collection also includes articulated clay pieces of pre-Hispanic origin...more