Articles Tagged ‘Cholula’

A Great View of the Volcanos

A Great View of the Volcanos February 17, 2011 | What's New | Read More
I just wanted to share this amazing view of the volcanos, el Popocatepetl and el Iztaccihuatl, or el Popo y el Izta, as we lovingly call them. This is the view from a field near Cholula, where nothing stands between you and the volcanoes. It’s such a powerful feeling, to know you’re standing so close...

San Francisco Acatepec

San Francisco Acatepec October 7, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
San Francisco Acatepec may be one of the most beautiful churches in Puebla and is just 5 kilometeres (3 miles) from Cholula. This XVII century church used to be considered, next to Tonanztintla, the most beautiful church in America, but in 1939 a midnight fire destroyed all the inside. The church was...

Regional Festival of Cholula

Regional Festival of Cholula September 9, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Every year, for 16 days starting September 1st, the Regional Festival of San Pedro Cholula is the main activity for residents of Cholula and Puebla. In pre-Hispanic times, Cholula was a very important cultural and religious center where two main gods were worshiped: Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent,...