Continental Mexico in pictures - Puerto Escondido
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FCO travel update: the FCO advises against all but essential travel to Ciudad Juarez. If you are visiting Mexico as a tourist you do not need a visa, but you do need a tourist card which can be obtained by completing an immigration form available at border crossings or onboard flights to Mexico. Alternatively they can be obtained from Mexican Consulates prior to travel.
Pre-Columbian land, conquered five centuries ago by the Spaniards, Mexico is a fascinating and inexhaustible destination for tourism. Visitors travel from sumptuous archaeological remains of civilisations now extinct to the stunning Hispanic architecture. Let's ignore the distances! The unquestionable diversity in Mexican scenery takes us then from desert sierra to tropical forest, from the central plains' volcanic barrier or even from the Atlantic Ocean beaches to the shore of the Pacific Ocean.
Puerto Escondido© Easyvoyage
Mexico© Glowimages RF / age fotostock
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In the Guelaguetza auditorium, the crowd rises for the delegation from San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec. The Oaxaqueños (the inhabitants of Oaxaca, capital of the eponymous state, one hour flight South of Mexico city) have celebrated since the dawn of age Los Lunes el Cerro (literally the "Mondays of the hill"), the two Mondays following July the 16th. ...