In a shocking turn of events, we found out the Aztecs did not build the pyramids at Teotihuacán. Did you know? We’ve quizzed our friends and have found people in both the United States and Mexico who thought the Aztecs did the building at this famous site.
We learned a ton during our visit and are excited to share it all with you in this week’s video. You’ll find out who did build the pyramids and how they became connected to the Aztecs!
Somewhere around four million people visit Teotihuacán every year and it is truly awe-inspiring. We hope you enjoy seeing this incredible archaeological site through our eyes, as all three of us share our personal thoughts.
What’s next for us?
After two weeks visiting Eric’s family in Puebla, we are back on the road. We drove as far south as Puebla in 2019, but now we’re breaking new ground.
We’ve entered the state of Veracruz, which borders the Gulf of Mexico, and the terrain has completely changed. All of a sudden we see luscious grass, palm trees, and foliage with a tropical feel. Soon we’ll get to see the ocean again.
This week, we are staying at a campground near Coatepec, which is known as the Coffee Capital of Mexico. What a treat!
My ebook is now available
My free ebook published on Friday! It’s called “What We Wish We’d Known Before Overlanding Full-time.” I say in the prologue that if you’re willing to apply the lessons we’ve learned the hard way, then you will save money, stay safer during your travels, and be prepared mentally for the challenges that are a natural part of overlanding.
Read more and get your copy here.
Thanks for going on this journey with us. We’ll see you again with another video next week.
Heading to Catemaco?
Hi JD! That was the original plan. Unfortunately, we hit some poor weather. Found a tiny window with less rain (though still high winds) in Tlacotalpan, so we’re hunkered down here for a few nights. Catemaco, like everywhere else along the coast, is plastered with constant rain all week. So it looks like we’ll have to miss it this time, and go straight to Ciudad del Carmen, once the rain lets up there. We’ll get back there.