Friday, October 15, 2010


Our latest day trip took us an hour outside the city, on a pretty disheveled road to the small town of Teuchitlan. A short stop in the visitors' center and a trying-really-hard-to-be-professional video later, we were off to explore.

What's a Mexican town without a plaza?

But the real reason we went, was to see Guachimontones- circular stepped pyramids from around year 0 A.D. One day, they will have a nice museum there. But for the time being, we just explored the pyramids...

This 13-step pyramid isn't the biggest, but it's the only one you can see fully exposed; not covered in trees, that is.

And around the pyramids are these raised platforms all around where huts used to stand:

Of course we also enjoyed the views...

They sure do know how to pick nice spots!

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