Mexico City’s Templo Mayor

Photo: Centro Key [email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NfHBeNpndSmZ9fc76 Livestreaming History February 21, 1978 was a landmark day in Mexico City. A ditch digger struck something with his shovel. Scraping the dirt away, construction workers noticed it was an unusual sculpture. Work stopped at the corner of Guatemala and Argentina. Archaeologists were summoned. The carved stone disk had …

Aztecs

Photo: Mexico City Museum The Aztecs, also known as Mixecas or Nahuas, founded their capital, Tenochitl├ín, in 1325. In only two centuries, the Aztecs rose from a wandering tribe to the rulers of an enormous empire. Throughout their history, they conceived of their destiny as one of cosmic significance. In the 14th and 15th centuries, …

Oaxaca Chocolate

Photo: Chocoluchy Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. Embedded Tweets HistoryChocolate comes from the beans of the cacao tree that grows in tropical climates. The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and introduced …