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Places visited in Xicotepec de Juárez, Mexico
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Rotonda del Mar

A Lovecraftian altar of nightmarish bronze chairs sits ominously on a boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta.
Papantla, Mexico

Pyramid of the Niches

The singular ruins of the mysterious lost city of El Tajin.
Teuchitlán, Mexico

Guachimontones

The jewel of western Mexico's archaeological legacy is this tiered circular pyramid now covered in grass.
Puebla, Mexico

Rosary Chapel

The splendor of this 17th century golden chapel has led it to be called the "eighth wonder of the world."
Huehuetlán, Mexico

Sótano de las Golondrinas (Cave of Swallows)

The largest cave shaft in the world is home to thousands of birds and popular with BASE jumpers.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
Tepoztlán, Mexico

El Tepozteco

High atop a Mexican rainforest mountain, this ancient pyramid once drew pilgrims countries away.
Xilitla, Mexico

Las Pozas

Extraordinary sculpture garden created by an eccentric English poet.
Islas Marietas, Mexico

Hidden Beach

A lovers' beach, tucked below the surface of the island, provides a safe haven for romance.
Huauchinango, Mexico

Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption)

This modernist church's massive sci-fi dome may be one of Latin America's largest.
Xicotepec de Juárez, Mexico

'Vendedoras de Gorditas' ('Gorditas Saleswomen')

A tribute to a local delicacy and the women who prepare and sell it.
Xicotepec de Juárez, Mexico

Virgen Monumental de Xicotepec

This enormous statue of the Virgin of Guadalupe has become one of the world's most recent Catholic pilgrimage sites.
Xicotepec de Juárez, Mexico

Ciudad Mural Xicotepec (Mural City Xicotepec)

The colorful array of art leads to a small Aztec pyramid.