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. Remember the beach where Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman meet at the end of Shawshank Redemption? Well, Shari visits Zihuatanejo too. Marvel at the wealth of silver in Taxco, tour the Palace of Cortes, explore pre-Aztec pyramids in Xochicalco, and peruse the marketplaces of Oaxaca. Finally, after a well-traveled journey, relax and unwind in Puerto Escondido.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Discover the heartfelt city of Tlaquepaque, a center for high quality furniture, antiques, and art. Everywhere you will find artisans creating splendid pieces using a variety of materials and methods. Mariachi music is the heart and soul of Mexico, and Rudy was lucky enough to also experience a live outside performance of The University ofWatch Now >>