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.
Join Rudy and discover chic La Condesa (or Condesa). Trendy fashion boutiques, cafes, and an exciting night-life make La Condesa a fun destination for travelers. In nearby Polanco, Patricia Quintana will introduce you to her restaurant Izote, and all of the warm, uplifting flavors found therein.Watch Now >>
Hola from Guadalajara, the “City of Roses.” Rudy Maxa explores the rich history and culture of “the most Mexican of cities,” with its colonial architecture, dramatic murals, mariachi music, and vibrant folk art. Rudy visits such historical sites as the monument that commemorates the founding of Guadalajara…Watch Now >>
3:06The Instituto Cultural Cabanas, the Palacio de Gobierno, and the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara, Mexico with Rudy Maxa
The artwork infused with dramatic spirit by Jose Clemente Orozco is an integral part of both the Instituto Cultural Cabanas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Palacio de Gobierno. The neoclassical Teatro Degollado is home to the Philharmonic orchestra of Jalisco and The University of Guadalajara’s Ballet Folclorico.Watch Now >>