Mexico:The colonial heart of North America
Mexico is a perfect blend of traditional culture and colonial legacy, says Jaideep Mukerji, as he explores the country’s historic buildings, majestic monuments and imposing cathedrals
Mexico—one of the world’s fastest growing economies—is a culturally rich country with diverse ethnic groups and land that varies from tropical jungles to snow-capped volcanic peaks. It was in Mexico that Aztec culture of the 13th to 16th century and the ancient Mayan culture from 2000 BC to the 16th century flourished and reached a degree of sophistication. With the Spanish conquest of 1521 began the colonial period that left a rich legacy of historic ...
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