The Zocalo or City Center of downtown Puebla, Mexico has a lot to offer. For starters this colonial city is colorful and feels almost European at times, plus it has an entire street filled with candy shops.
The Great Pyramid of Cholula, also known as Tlachihualtepetl (Nahuatl for "artificial mountain") is massive and primarily covered by earth. We spent the day exploring both the outside and inside of this phenomenal site.
We had been on the road for more than a month and in Mexico for over a week...it was time to take care of a few things so we carved out time each day we were in Puebla to run a few errands.
We visited a cool spot in Puebla called Cuexcomate. Cuexcomate stands 13 meters tall and is debated to either be the smallest volcano or the largest geyser on the planet. Either way, it was a very cool stop and we'd recommend it.
Puebla is the 4th largest city in Mexico and is somewhat hidden in the shadow of Mexico City which sits 1 hour to the Northwest. Puebla has a lot to offer so we set off to find some cool stuff.
We were warned not to drive in the city except to enter and exit the city. Thankfully we heeded this advice. Here are three primary reasons for following this advice...and it's not what you think.
I woke up early on Sunday AM so I could get a run in before the family got up and about. When I looked out the window I saw a very long and large pack of runners. What I soon found out really impressed me.
I've been wanting to go to Mexico City since I was in college. The size and scale of the city have always fascinated me so when planning our route through Mexico I knew we'd need to stay a few days here. We did our best to cram a lot in during our stay...it was exhausting.