Saturday, February 27, 2010

El Tajin and Costa Esmeralda

what great tourist hats!

The second part of our trip involved a 5 1/2 hour road trip to El Tajin, a pre-columbian archeological site and was the site of one of the largest and most important cities of the classic era of mesoamerica. It took forever because of Tope's (large speed bumps) and just the biggest most abundant potholes I have ever seen! But, it was well worth it. I had never seen anything like it.

Then we drove another long hour to the Costa Esmeralda, where we stayed at a quaint little hotel on the beach.


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Monica Rich said...

So ... can I go visit your parents now? Because that looked like a lot of fun. I especially liked the pics at the ruins. So cool!

Janell said...

so fun, em! i'm so excited that you got to go and visit your parents in mexico. and what a great experience for your boys. i love those pictures on the beach and the ruins are so cool! looks like you had an amazing time.

Bry Errin and Cannon said...

mmm.. Mexico! Looks all too fun! What a good break from the city :) Your kids are darling!

David and Jana said...

What fun!! So happy you got to be with your parents and see that area! Hope you have a safe trip!

Christina said...

Looks like everyone had a great time! The beach and ruins were especially cool with your boys in the pictures.