1. Monastery of St. Augustine in Mexico

    Monastery of St. Augustine in Mexico

    Monastery of St. Augustine in the municipality of Acolman, Mexico City, in photos from 1910 and now.
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    Uxmal Ruins: where are these pyramids?

    I can't seem to locate the pyramids depicted on the image below. There are four pyramids in the image. Based on the description, these are supposed to be located in the ancient Mayan city of Uxmal. Uxmal - Wikipedia Uxmal | archaeological site, Mexico Uxmal Ruins - Yucatan Image Information...
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    Mexican temple of Santiago, master builder monks and our failed archaeology

    I have this growing notion that our archaeology is meant to conceal our true history versus uncovering the mysteries of the past. Here is another prime example, which shows how lame the official position is. It is rather comical that the Associated Press which earned 52 Pulitzer Prizes...
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    1573 Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

    Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral 1573-1813 The cathedral has four façades which contain portals flanked with columns and statues. The two bell towers contain a total of 25 bells. The tabernacle, adjacent to the cathedral, contains the baptistery and serves to register the parishioners. There...
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    Welcome to Tenochtitlan as it was in 1520

    Between July 1519 and September 1526, Hernando Cortés (1485-1547), the soldier and adventurer who in 1519-21 conquered for Spain what is now central and southern Mexico, sent five extended letters to Emperor Charles V in which he described his exploits and placed himself and his actions in a...