with its 20 millions people is the world's biggest city now. It lies in a valley which
used to be filled with a large lake called Texcoco hundreds of years ago and where the
great city of Tenochtitlan - the capital of the
Azteca's Empire - was founded.
Tenochtitlan was finally destroyed by the Spanish conquistadors in 1521.
Today's Mexico City
is full of contrasts - unbelieveable colours, strange smells, noises,
street dogs (perros callejeros), cars and popular green beetle taxis... It pays it's
toll and the pollution is the strongest in the world...
In spite of it all - or perhaps because of it
all - this place definitely has an unforgettable magic.
through, la Ciudad de Mexico simply casts a spell on