Cuicuilco

Today, we took a quick jaunt to the Cuilcuilco pyramid, which is well within the city limits. The Cuicuilco pyramid and surrounding complex was built sometime between 2,000 to 2,500 years ago in successive stages, and is circular in shape.

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Ciudad Universitaria

In April of the year 2002, I embarked on an adventure that would change my life. I participated in a student exchange between my Montreal’s Concordia University and the UNAM in Mexico City. I was completing a Linguistics degree, but had several optional credits left to take. I had already made a couple of trips to Latin… Continue reading Ciudad Universitaria

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Mezcal

Mezcal de Pechuga

Since I’m spending the summer in Mexico City visiting my wife’s family, I’ve had the occasion to eat at some good local restaurants, taquerías mostly. Today I wanted something a little bit more special, so I took the family out to a bit of a fancy place in Coyoacán, called el Corazón del Maguey. We… Continue reading Mezcal

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