Boats on the chinampa of Xochimilco

Exploring a Mexican “Floating Garden”

Xochimilco – A Chinampa, or “Floating Garden” [Click on images to enlarge] I actually visited Xochimilco on Sunday after visiting Teotihuacan. I would’ve preferred to put up a post on Teotihuacan first, which I was in the process of doing, but my WordPress app crashed and I lost the entire post. So I’ll cover Xochimilco …

Iglesia de Santo Domingo

Iglesia de Santo Domingo, Pan Dulce, and Cross-Fit: Life in Mexico

This post is kind of a catch-all showcasing some incredibly ornate churches, delicious food, and how we have been spending our free time away from skeletal analysis while in Mexico. [Click on images to enlarge] Pan dulce, yum! The above picture is of a shutdown sanitarium next to the pyramid of Cholula. It was decommissioned …

Host house in Cholula, Mexico

From Tucson, AZ to Cholula, Mexico: Field Work

This blog post details my travel from Tucson, Arizona (where I attended University of Arizona for undergraduate studies) to Cholula, Mexico with my anthropology advisor to gain field work experience. This was my first international travel experience, and hopefully the way I have written about it helps out any others in similar situations. [Any images …