State of Mexico

From Mexico City to Teotihuacan: The Pyramids and the People — By Jennifer Shipp
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From Mexico City to Teotihuacan: The Pyramids and the People — By Jennifer Shipp

It’s hard to say which was more memorable: the adventure of taking public transportation or the Aztec ruins that lie just north of Mexico City. Initially, when we started toward the ruins on the Metro in Mexico City, we  thought it would take about forty five minutes to an hour to get there. Teotihuacan isn’t that far away from Mexico City and though we were staying in Coyoacan (southern Mexico City), it ...
The Island of the Dolls — By Lydian Shipp
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The Island of the Dolls — By Lydian Shipp

(NOTE: This post was written when I was 13. I edited it in 2017 for grammatical errors and other technical stuff, but maintained the content to preserve my 13-year-old perspective.)The Island of the Dolls (Isla de las Munecas) was home to only one person, Julian Santana. He drowned in 2001 and there have been many suspicions about why exactly he drowned. The island is now run by his family members as a ...
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