The Aztec city of Tenochtitlan was originally built on the site of where Mexico City now stands. Zocalo is the city’s main square, and makes for a great starting point. The Templo Mayor Museum brings Aztec myth and legend to life. As you will soon find out, there is an endless amount of fresh produce at the Mercado La Merced. Just down the street, Rudy discovers the Sonora Witchcraft Market.
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 >>
3:06Mercado Libertad, La Chata Restaurant, and the Tonala Craft Market in Guadalajara, Mexico with Rudy Maxa
Guadalajara’s Mercado Libertad (aka Mercado San Juan de Dios) is one of the oldest parts of the very old city of Guadalajara. For a sumptuous meal, join Rudy and friends at La Chata Restaurant. The Tonala Craft Market (aka Artesanías Tonala) is a great place to find beautiful ceramic, iron, and glass pieces.Watch Now >>