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  • Day656

    Teotihuacan Ruins

    March 12 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    Teotihuacan zählt wohl zu den grossen Kulturstätten. Hier steht auch die grösste, freigelegte Pyramide mit über 220m Seitenlänge und einer Höhe von 63m.

    PanAmTour

    Wir folgen dir!

    3/15/21Reply
    Oliver Hösle

    Beeindruckend Deine Reise, wir sitzen hier im goldenen Käfig, können nicht aus der Schweiz. Ruedi, Du hast den Zeitpunkt für Deine Reise Goldrichtig getroffen... weiterhin viel Glück🍀🍀🍀

    3/20/21Reply
     
  • Day5

    Piramidi del Sole e della Luna

    December 24, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 13 °C

    This early morning we visited the Teotihuacan pyramids, also known as the City of the Gods.

    We walked around the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Snapped memorable shots from the top of Sun Pyramid and Moon Pyramid, and then capped off your day trip from Mexico City with a visit to an obsidian factory.

    We had lunch in front of the Sun Pyramid.
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    Quando andate a San Cristobal?

    12/25/19Reply
     
  • Day1

    Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City)

    February 9, 2020 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    Prieks atkal kaut ko jaunu pasaulē apskatīt, un dubults prieks par to pavēstīt citiem. Šoreiz dodamies uz Meksiku, pie kam mums ar Zandiņu pievienojas Viesturs ar Lidiju, ar kuriem daudz dažādus pasaules brīnumus kopā esam redzējuši.
    Esam iecerējuši redzet “īsto Meksiku”, kas nav ne Kankūna, ne Akapulko, nedz arī lielās pludmales viesnīcas.
    Pilnīgi noteikti “īstās Meksikas” būtiska daļa ir milzīgā un jaudīgā galvaspilsēta Ciudad de Mexico, kas latviski laikam pareizi jāsauc par Mehiko. Lai saprastu izmēru, padalīšos ar dažādajiem viedokļiem par to, cik tad īsti cilvēku Mehiko dzīvo. Meksikas valdības informācija saka ka 9 miljoni, Google domā, ka divdesmit, bet kungs, kurš mūs šodien vadāja pa acteku piramīdām, ir pilnīgi pārliecināts, ka Mehiko pilsētā dzīvo 30 miljoni cilvēku. Man liekas, “latviešu zemniekam” tas vispār nav aptverams.
    Turpmāk nedaudz strukturētāka informācija: ieradaāmies vakar pēcpusdienā ar reisu no Parīzes un uzreiz metāmies ievērot galveno likumu - par spīti nogurumam paēst normālā laikā vakariņas un gulēt iet ne ātrāk kā deviņos vakarā. Patiesībā novilku līdz desmitiem, aizmigdams ar domu, ka vajadzētu nogulēt līdz rītam. Kas tev deva - pamodos pulksten vienos naktī, un ar šausmām konstatēju, ka nākamā diena man visdrīzak ilgs 22 stundas.
    Viesturs, ilgu gulēšanu neparedzēdams, jau iepriekš bija rezervējis “agrā rīta tūri” (sākums 6.20) uz acteku senpilsētu ar burvīgu un viegli izrunājamu nosaukumu Teotihuacan. Piramīdas parsteidz ar savu izmēru (skatīt foto) un veselu acteku pilsētu zem un ap tām. No mūsu tūres vadītāja, kas ir kaislīgs meksikāņu arheologs, saprotam, ka patiesos tempļu un pilsētu izmērus pat grūti apjaust, jo tos klāj gadsimtiem uzkrājies kultūrslānis. Te nākot palīgā zinatnes jaunākais atklājums - ģeoradars, kas mākot savā attēlojumā noņemt nos gan mežus, gan dubļus, gan lavu un vulkānu pelnus. Tālāk ilgi klausāmies par to, kā ģeoradars mums atklās pilnīgi jaunu pasauli.
    Uzzinām arī šaušalīgas lietas par to, ka acteki dieviem upurējuši gan bērnus, gan arī pieaugušus cilvēkus, pie kam paši arī aizrāvusies ar savu ciltsbrāļu ēšanu. Esot mēģinājusi ēst arī spāņus, taču tie izradījušies negaršīgi...
    Katrā ziņā, Teotihuakana apmeklējums bija prasīgs kā emocionāli, tā arī fiziski, jo visos tempļos taču bija jāuzkāpj.
    Otrs šīsdienas manevrs ir meksikāņu mākslinieces ar traģisku likteni Frīdas Kallo muzejmājas apmeklējums. Frīda Kallo bija precējusies ar sava laika (20. gadsimta 20to, 30to un 40to gadu) slavenāko meksikāņu mākslinieku Diego Riveru, kurš gan bija liels bohēmists un daudzu citu sieviešu mīļotājs. Man šis ģimenes stāsts atgādina latviešu mākslinieku Romana Sutas un Aleksandras Beļcovas kopdzīves stāstu, kas nesen Rīgā kļuvis labi zināms, pateicoties teātra izrādei.
    Tagad gan liekas, ka slavenāka par savu viru ir Frīda Kallo pati. Kā skaidroja visu zinošais mūsu šīsdienas ģeologs: “Kopš Holivudas filmas uzņemšanas 2002. gadā, viss mainījies. Diego Rivera nav nekas, visa pasaule pielūdz Frīdu. Filma tā arī saucas “Frīda Kallo”, un tā ir piejama TET Shortcut sarakstos. Silti iesaku.
    Katrā ziņā Frīda, kuras vaibstos redz gan mātes metises, gan vācu izcelsmes tēva sejas pantus, un kuras liktenis bija traģisks nemitīgu fizisku ciešanu dēļ (slimība, autoavārijas sekas) vienaldzīgu neatstāj. Pats muzejs gan pilns ļaužu kā lidosta pirms reisa, uz vēl gara rinda gaida ārpusē uz ielas, bet tas nav par šķērsli apskatīt gan mākslu, gan mākslinieku sadzīvas lietas un vietas. Interesanti, ka trīsdesmitajos gados meksikas elite idealizēja Krievijas sociālismu, virs Frīdas gultas atrodamas Staļina, Ļenina un Kārļa Marksa bildes, bet Leons Trockis pat kādu laiki dzīvojis šai namā. Runā, ka pat bijis nonācis “pārāk tuvu” pašai Frīdai, tāpēc bijis spiests aizvākties.
    Šodien tas arī viss, rīt turpināsim Mehiko apgūšanu.
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    Zanda Ozola

    Kāds prieks, ka atkal esam ceļā. Šī IR mana lielākā bauda

    2/10/20Reply
    Baiba Treijere

    Lielisks apraksts. Tik ar bildēm gan neskopojies ;)

    2/11/20Reply
     
  • Day9

    Pyramids yet not Pyramids

    January 23, 2020 in Mexico ⋅ 🌙 7 °C

    I took another toor and was yet disappointed. We were visiting the „Pyramids“ of the sun and the moon in Theoticlan. We could hardly understand the guide because of his really thick accent. Also he did not seem very motivated. Talking he walked ahead without caring weather we would here or not what he was saying. At 16.00 he sent us alone on tour because he had to accompany the driver to take bus from gate 3 to gate 2. We were supposed to meet at 17.15. So he needed 75 minutes for 1 kilometer???? However, we were a small group of 5 and had a lot of fun.

    I learned from my guide of the trip the day before; The „Pyramid“ in Centralamerica are not called (and are not) Pyramide because they are different in built and purpose. (Forgot the right name)
    They are round/flat at the top and have stairs. They are built for the gods, observe the stars and developing their knowledge in Astrology.
    Au contraire the Pyramide in Egypt are pointed at the top and are graves for the dead loved ones.
    Only the base of the construction is the same.

    I climbed the pyramid of the sun but did not make for the other pyrami which is three times higher.

    On the way to the Pyramide we passed the Favelas of CDMX.It must have been for about 20 kilometer. They sit on the mountains. The young Brasilien couple said: „We have favelas but we never saw something like this. Apparently the favelas have basic infrastructures as well as school and healthcare. It was a shock.

    Two ease the shock I had two very good corncobs covered with Mayonnaise, cheese, chilipowder and salt. Mhmmmm, niammi.

    Will write very bad review for the lazy tour guide.

    Covered 7.6 km
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    noch etwas mehr Extension im Knie rechts und die Pose ist perfekt !Übung macht den Meister T

    1/29/20Reply
    Nomadin

    Mach mal vor....

    1/29/20Reply
     
  • Day13

    Mexico city and Teotihuacan

    January 5, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

    It took 10 years but I hold my promise. Here I am in Mexico City visiting an old friend. There is nothing that meeting and holding an old friend after that long. Thanks for this warm welcome 🙏

    Wow, Mexico. Geniesse deine Zeit!!!

    1/8/19Reply
     
  • Day136

    Teotihuacan ruines pt2

    March 16, 2020 in Mexico ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

    More of our time at Teotihuacán, climbing the incredibly steep steps of the Pyramid of The Moon with an amazing view from the top, down the Avenue of The Dead! 😁☠️

    Mel Henshall

    Wonderful place. I'm staggered that they let clodhopping tourists climb all over it taking selfies!!

    3/23/20Reply
    Zach Henshall

    Just on the renovated parts. The original ruins are off limits, thankfully!

    3/23/20Reply
     
  • Day2

    Teotihuacán

    April 11 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C

    Teotihuacán im Zentralen Hochland von Mexiko/Bundesstaat México ist eine der bedeutendsten prähistorischen Ruinenstädte Amerikas, die vor allem für ihre Stufentempel wie etwa die große Sonnenpyramide bekannt ist. Die archäologische Stätte, die seit 1987 zum Weltkulturerbe der UNESCO gehört, liegt in der Nähe der heutigen Stadt Teotihuacán de Arista, etwa 45 Kilometer nordöstlich von Mexiko-Stadt.Read more

  • Day40

    Piramides de Teotihuacán

    February 15, 2017 in Mexico ⋅ ☀️ 18 °C

    Die prähistorische Stadt Teotihuacán ist UNESCO Weltkulturerbe und besteht heute im Wesentlichen aus zwei großen Pyramiden: Die Sonnenpyramide (Pirámide del Sol) und die Mondpyramide (Pirámide de la Luna), die durch die "Straße der Toten" verbunden sind.
    Früher (um das Jahr 0) lebten hier Zehntausende Menschen und die Stadt war die größte und bedeutendste Amerikas.
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    Sabrina S

    Warst du dort auch oder hast es noch vor?

    2/16/17Reply
    Franzi U

    Natürlich war ich dort :)

    2/16/17Reply
     
  • Day56

    Teotihuacan

    September 22, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ⛅ 12 °C

    Faith hat für fünf aus unsere Gruppe online einen englischsprachigen Tagesausflug nach „Teotihuacan*“ gebucht. Erstaunlicherweise ist dieses UNESCO Weltkulturerbe im Nordosten von México City nicht auf der Itinerary von Dragoman. Um 09:00 Uhr ist unsere kleine Gruppe mit einem Shuttle vom Hotel zur „Plaza de las Tres Culturas“ gefahren und wir sehen uns die Ruinen des „Temple Mayor de Tlatelolco“* an. Der zweisprachige Guide ist leider etwas nervig. Aber es macht eh mehr Sinn, sich die Details (evt.) noch mal bei Wikipedia durchzulesen. Nordwestlich stadtauswärts fahren wir an diversen Favelas vorbei. Erst gegen Mittag sind wir an den Pyramiden angekommen. Deshalb mein Tipp: Tour ohne Guide organisieren! Wer anschließend noch in den Souvenirladen will, kann das ja kurz vor der Rückfahrt noch machen. Dann ist der nervige Guide nochmal aufgetaucht und hat uns durch die “Basilika Unserer Lieben Frau von Guadelupe” geführt. Für die Mexikaner ist das was wichtiges. Ich fand das nur überflüssig.

    Wikipedia:
    * Teotihuacan /teɪˌoʊtiːwəˈkɑːn/ (Spanish: Teotihuacán) (Spanish pronunciation: [teotiwa'kan] is an ancient Mesoamerican city located in a sub-valley of the Valley of Mexico, which is located in the State of Mexico 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of modern-day Mexico City. Teotihuacan is known today as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas. At its zenith, perhaps in the first half of the first millennium CE, Teotihuacan was the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a population estimated at 125,000 or more, making it at least the sixth largest city in the world during its epoch. After the collapse of Teotihuacan, central Mexico was dominated by the Toltecs of Tula until about 1150 CE. Not to be confused with Tenochtitlan. Teotihuacan is located in Greater Mexico City. The city covered 8 square miles; 80 to 90 percent of the total population of the valley resided in Teotihuacan. Apart from the pyramids, Teotihuacan is also anthropologically significant for its complex, multi-family residential compounds, the Avenue of the Dead, and its vibrant murals that have been well-preserved. Additionally, Teotihuacan exported fine obsidian tools that are found throughout Mesoamerica. The city is thought to have been established around 100 BCE, with major monuments continuously under construction until about 250 CE. The city may have lasted until sometime between the 7th and 8th centuries CE, but its major monuments were sacked and systematically burned around 550 CE. Although it is a subject of debate whether Teotihuacan was the center of a state empire, its influence throughout Mesoamerica is well documented; evidence of Teotihuacano presence can be seen at numerous sites in Veracruz and the Maya region. The later Aztecs saw these magnificent ruins and claimed a common ancestry with the Teotihuacanos, modifying and adopting aspects of their culture. The ethnicity of the inhabitants of Teotihuacan is the subject of debate. Possible candidates are the Nahua, Otomi or Totonac ethnic groups. Scholars have suggested that Teotihuacan was a multi-ethnic state. The site covers a total surface area of 83 square kilometres (32 sq mi) and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. It is the most visited archaeological site in Mexico, receiving 4,185,017 visitors in 2017. After the collapse of Teotihuacan, central Mexico was dominated by the Toltecs of Tula until about 1150 CE. Teotihuacan exported fine obsidian tools that are found throughout Mesoamerica. The later Aztecs saw these magnificent ruins and claimed a common ancestry with the Teotihuacanos, modifying and adopting aspects of their culture. The ethnicity of the inhabitants of Teotihuacan is the subject of debate. Possible candidates are the Nahua, Otomi or Totonac ethnic groups. Scholars have suggested that Teotihuacan was a multi-ethnic state. The city and the archaeological site was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. It is the most visited archaeological site in Mexico, receiving 4,185,017 visitors in 2017.

    Koordinaten: 19°41′24″ N 98°50′23″ W
    Höhe: 2.280 müN

    Editiert am 04.11.2020
    Text von Wolfgang und Heidi
    ÖFFENTLICH
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  • Day3

    Piramides de Teotihuacan #1

    July 29, 2019 in Mexico ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    La pirámide del Sol se ve imponente desde la taquilla de la zona arqueológica, en donde hay que pagar $75 MXN por persona (13500 COP). En la entrada del lugar existen guías que puedes contratar, pero son costosos, uno nos estaba cobrando 1000 MXN (180000 COP) por un recorrido guiado de 2 horas. Sin embargo no es necesario.

    Al lugar acude muchos turistas y es muy grande, por lo que es importante llegar temprano y estar listo para caminar bastante.
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Sun Plaza, Plaza del Sol