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Austria and Mexico: Joint Effort to Preserve Aztec Headdress Posted by on Jan 16, 2020

The Welt Museum Wien or the Museum of Ethnology in Vienna holds one of the most precious items left from the Aztec empire: Emperor Moctezuma’s headdress. This beautiful headdress or penacho is an iconic artefact of the museum and a go-to point for most Mexicans in Vienna. The Aztecs and Moctezuma The Imperio Azteca or the…

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Celebrating the Mexican Revolution Posted by on Nov 14, 2019

On November 20, Mexico will celebrate 109 years since the revolution from the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz. In this post, I will briefly explore what led to the revolution and what the results of this fight were. Porfirio Díaz Porfirio Díaz was a dictador that ruled Mexico from 1876 to 1911. He was a military leader…

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Video Tour of Chapultapec Castle Posted by on Jul 27, 2017

Video Tour of Chapultapec Castle

The beautiful Castillo de Chapultapec should be high on your list when visiting Mexico City. It has been a military college, observatory, and an imperial/presidential residence over the years. These days, it’s home to the Museo Nacional de Historia. It’s a fascinating place to visit, full of artifacts that spotlight Mexico’s culture and history. See what…

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Castillo de Chapultepec Posted by on Jul 25, 2017

In all of North America, there’s only one structure that can truly claim to be a castle – Castillo de Chapultepec (Chapultapec Castle). It’s located inside of Mexico City’s Chapultapec Park, and it’s the only castle on the continent to have actually housed royalty. Let’s explore this beautiful castle, starting with a bit of history. History…

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