Discovering Mexico is Swarupa’s chronicle which began with her new life in the Mexican city of Guadalajara and her wide exploration of the country she lived in for nine months in 2007-08.
Cosmopolitan Mexico City, world-class beach resorts, charming mountain resorts, beautiful colonial cities, amazing archaeological zones, mesmerizing Maya ruins, colourful indigenous markets…there is never a dull moment for her as she explores each place with immense gusto.
At each turn, new situations arise, requiring keen perception, quick thinking, and ingenuity. When she explores new places and meets new people, she paints each of them with rich descriptions. Her incurable wanderlust leads her on a three-week adventurous trail covering seven culturally rich southern states of Quintana Roo, Yucatan, Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas, Oaxaca and Veracruz, the first five of which fall under the region of ‘the Maya world’.
Discovering Mexico is both a celebration of the joys and revelations to be found in this inexhaustibly interesting country. This immensely pleasurable and entertaining eBook falls into many categories…it is about Mexico, Mexican memoirs, Mexican travel, Mexican history and culture, Mexican food and drinks and of course – Mexicans!
With more than 100 coloured photographs, black and white political and geographical sketch maps of Mexico, a black and white sketch map of Swarupa’s three-week trip, black and white sketch maps of the seven southern states and two extensive glossaries – of Spanish words used in this book and their Mexican Spanish pronunciation – this thoroughly informative eBook is a must-read for everyone.
Some of the photographs in this book belong to the Mexican Tourism Board and the permission to reproduce them in this book was specially given by the ex-Tourism Minister of Mexico, Gloria Guevara.
This book has received warm appreciation from the ex-President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, the Mexican Tourism Board and the Embassy of Mexico in India.
SAMPLE CHAPTERS OF THE BOOK
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|1||My Mexican Diary||3|
|PART ONE: QUINTANA ROO|
|2||Day 1 – Arrival in Cancún||92|
|3||Day 2 – Xcaret||98|
|4||Day 3 – The Riviera Maya||104|
|5||Day 4 – The Islands||110|
|6||Day 5 – Last day in Cancún||114|
|PART TWO: YUCATAN|
|7||Day 5 – Arrival in Mérida||118|
|8||Day 6 – Chichén Itzá & Mérida||121|
|9||Day 7 – Uxmal & Kabáh||144|
|PART THREE: CAMPECHE|
|10||Day 7 – Arrival in Campeche City||160|
|11||Day 8 – City tour & Edzná||162|
|PART FOUR: TABASCO|
|12||Day 9 – Arrival in Villahermosa||187|
|PART FIVE: CHIAPAS|
|13||Stunningly beautiful Chiapas||203|
|14||Day 10 – San Cristóbal de las Casas||210|
|15||Day 11 – The Waterfalls & Palenque||215|
|16||Day 12 – San Cristóbal & the Villages||233|
|17||Day 12 – Tuxtla Gutiérrez||251|
|18||Day 13 – Tour of Tuxtla Gutiérrez||254|
|19||Day 14 – Lagos de Montebello||261|
|PART SIX: OAXACA|
|20||Day 15 – Arrival in Oaxaca City||266|
|21||Day 16 – Mitla & Teotitlán Tour||275|
|22||Day 17 – The Monte Albán Tour||288|
|PART SEVEN: VERACRUZ|
|23||Day 18 – Arrival in Veracruz City||301|
|24||Day 19 – Sightseeing at Boca del Rio||313|
|25||Day 20 – Trip to El Tajin||317|
|END OF MY JOURNEY|
|26||Day 21 – End of my journey||326|
|GLOSSARY OF SPANISH WORDS||392|
|GLOSSARY OF MEXICAN SPANISH PRONUNCIATIONS||406|
|PHOTO SECTION I||71|
|PHOTO SECTION II||328|
|Political Map of Mexico||1|
|Geographical Map of Mexico||2|
|Map of the Trip||90|
|Map of Quintana Roo||91|
|Map of Yucatán||117|
|Map of Campeche||159|
|Map of Tabasco||186|
|Map of Chiapas||202|
|Map of Oaxaca||265|
|Map of Veracruz||300|
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