CRADLE OF THE NATION

Tlaxcala likes to call itself the Cradle of the Nation (Cuna de la Nacion), because during the conquest , 1519 till 1521, many conquistadors “married” native women and the following year gave birth  they claim to the first “Mestiza” children. Half Spanish and  half native. The first true Mexicans.  BUT… in reality by going back […]

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PREHISPANIC DEITIES

PREHISPANIC DEITIES One of my favorite archeological pieces, which dates back about 800 years, was found near the Cacaxtla Archeological Zone, When you see the name you´ll know why it´s my favorite. Known as Coxcox , (Maybe it was an ancestor?) , the god who gave humans speech, sometimes called teocipactli the lizard lord who […]

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La Laguna Hacienda

 We’re planning an excursion to an old hacienda that raises fighting bulls next October. It was in it’s prime in the late 1800’s with the advent of the railroad. Now it has been restored and it’s one of the best renovated haciendas in the state of Tlaxcala.  Here are some photos of our last visit […]

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