Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo exist side by side, overlooking the deep-blue Pacific, Each town has its own unique character. Ixtapa is a resort town, replete with hotels, high-end golf courses, restaurants, and bars. Zihuatanejo is a little more laid back, and a great way to get to know the town is to explore its beaches, such as Playa Municipal, Playa Las Gatas, and Playa La Ropa. Both seaside towns offer a variety of fishing charter opportunities.
To understand the Maya, one must understand their universe: the Upper World, the Middle World, and the Underworld. This powerful program unearths the grand ruins and spiritual beliefs of the Maya in Central America, and explores Mayan deities, beliefs in human sacrifice, and the forces of nature.Watch Now >>
Escape with Shari Belafonte to Mexico City and climb up the pyramids of Teotihuacan. Explore the Reforma, Zocolo, and the Zona Rosa, and appreciate the architecture of Guadalajara. Set off for the tranquill beaches of Puerto Vallarta, and while in Cuernavaca, visit glitzy Ixtapa.Watch Now >>
To find the Giants of Tula, we must walk in the footsteps of the Toltecs. In 750 A.D., the Toltecs built unique monuments in their new capital Tollen, or Tula, in Central Mexico. Only a few of the ruins of this once great city survived the passage of time.Watch Now >>
The sun, sea, and coastal mountains make Puerto Vallarta a memorable vacation destination. Set upon tranquil Banderas Bay (aka Bahía de Banderas), the city was the location spot for the film Night of the Iguana. Travelers may visit several locations that will conjure memories of the film, including Casa Kimberly and Hacienda San Angel. ElWatch Now >>