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  1. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : GLBL1787

    Uxmal Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. Global Treasures. 10 Minutes. Surrounded by Nature and located 80 km west of the Mexican city of M?rida is one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in Yucat?n: Uxmal. Legend has it that the 38m. high Wizard Pyramid was given its name because it was believed that it had, in just one night, been built by a wizard. Uxmal is believed to be a classic example of Puuc architecture and is therefore an historic relic of ancient Mayan culture. Little is known about the exact history of this city but it is thought that it flourished mainly between the 8th and 11th century. According to archaeologists, Uxmal's most important buildings were built during this period. Adjacent to the Wizard Pyramid is the Nuns' Quadrangle, a rectangular building that was given its name by the Spanish. This building, with its large inner courtyard and tiny doorways, was mistakenly thought by the Spanish to have been modelled on a European convent. It was actually built during several different epochs. The magnificent and elegant Governors' Palace is decorated with an immense variety of stone mosaics and masks of the rain god, Chac, and architecturally is among the most beautiful of Mayan structures. The old Mayan buildings merge harmoniously with the beautiful Mexican landscape and create an unforgettable impression of this unique cultural period of Latin America's history.
  2. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : GLBL1786

    Teotihuacan Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. Global Treasures. 10 Minutes. The ruins of the ancient Mexican capital, Teotihuacan, remain a mystery to scientists to the present day. Little is known about the former historic rise and fall of this first major city on the American continent. During its heyday, Teotihuacan extended over an area of more than 20 square kilometres and ruled over a city-state that was larger than that of Ancient Rome. It is believed that the origins of this impressive city date back as far as the second century B.C. Four large platforms surround the Citadel, the administrative centre of the city. On the opposite side is the magnificent and impressive Quetzalcoatl Temple, which is adorned with several reliefs. The huge, towering Sun Pyramid is one of the main landmarks. Overawed by the magnificent structure, the Aztecs described it as, "The place where one becomes god" - and it is indeed a magnificent and fascinating sight to behold.
  3. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : GLBL1785

    Palenque Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. Global Treasures. 10 Minutes. Palenque, MexicoIn the midst of a dense rainforest on the foothills of the Usumacinta Mountains is Palenque, one of the most popular archaeological sites in Mexico. The monumental buildings of Palenque, such as the Temple Of The Cross, lay hidden in the rainforest for around 800 years until they were discovered in 1784. The monumental architectural character of this pyramid-like temple is typical of the ancient building style of the legendary Mayan people. In contrast to other Mayan towns in the central Mexican lowland, the buildings in Palenque are well built and decorated with bright stones. The colours of the surrounding rainforest are a picturesque setting for these splendid structures. In 1952 a Mexican archaeologist discovered a deep shaft that led him to an underground crypt that contained the stone sarcophagus of King Pacal. The face of the sovereign was covered with a jade mask and many other jade figures surrounded his body. Today, the beautiful carved lid of the sarcophagus is on public view in the crypt. Wide, raised steps lead to the most important construction area in Palenque, The Great Palace, that was built during the 7th and 8th centuries. The palace area was not just an embellishment as numerous living and bathing rooms attest to the fact that the daily life of the monarchy also took place here. Palenque is one of the most beautiful Mayan towns in Mexico. In 1994, after discovering another sarcophagus, excavations were extended over the entire area. However, the disappearance of this fascinating culture still remains a mystery.
  4. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : NWON1784

    Lagunas De Montebello Mexico - DVD.
    Nature Wonders. 10 Minutes. Along the border between Mexico and Guatemala, in the southern state of Chiapas, is a hidden and precious treasure, the Lagunas De Montebello, where both in and out of the clear, glittering water of its various lakes is a unique and truly fascinating world. Compared to the northern part of the country, the dense rain forests of Chiapas have remained free from human interference, thus today, its scenery and plant life have remained as they were many thousands of years ago. Close to the park, archaeologists discovered the ancient remains of the old Mayan town of Chinkultic, but over the years, the encroaching jungle has covered the traces of this former culture and almost erased it forever. The water of the Bosque Azul is as mysterious as the nearby caves in which the daylight illuminates the darkness through narrow fissures. It is not known if these caves existed in Mayan times or if they had been discovered by Prehistoric Man. However, there is no doubt about the very real beauty of the Lagunas De Montebello National Park and its 52 beautiful lakes.
  5. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : PASS1783

    Exploring the "Costa Azul," Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. Passport to Adventure The Blue Coast offers a look at the real, undiscovered Mexico. Once a surfer's hideaway, the beaches and surrounding jungles now provide exciting terrain for horseback trips, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. Hosts Julie Conover &Mark Jennings explore the cliffs and caves of the Marietas Islands, home of the rare Blue Footed Boobie birds, and meet a character who gives them a taste of the local surf culture. The mystic Huichol tribe represents one of the most intact ancient cultures existing in the world today, and they live high in the mountains beyond the Costa Azul. They create whimsical artwork that documents their spiritual traditions and has become a favorite of collectors around the world. A visit to the picturesque, coastal town of Puerto Vallarta rounds out the Mexican vacation experience.
  6. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : NWON1782

    Agua Azul Chipas Mexico - DVD.
    Nature Wonders. 10 Minutes The tropical rainforests of Chiapas, located in the south of Mexico, were once the domain of the Maya Indians. Flowing through the dense and almost inaccessible jungle is the Cataratas de Agua Azul or 'Blue Waterfalls'. Frequent heavy rainfall has transformed this amazing primeval forest into a lush green paradise in which the vegetation plays an important role. Although in places it is dangerous, the Agua Azul is not a wild river at all as it makes its way through the rainforest calmly and with little sound. However, the water of the Rio Tulija is turquoise and not blue as its name suggests. In places, the river plunges down several metres and the entire force of nature manifests itself in a lively mass of white foam. This paradise of water and tropical wilderness has deservedly made the Agua Azul one of Mexico's most famous and alluring natural spectacles.
  7. $29.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : WRLD1781

    The Other side of Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. Worldwide Travel Films. 88 Minutes. The central highlands from Mexico City to Colima are known to savvy travelers as the "Land of Eternal Spring". In this all new digital production, filmmakers Fran and Brooke Reidelberger explore this special part of our southern neighbor far from the daily headlines. Ancient Aztec ruins, colonial silver towns, modern retirement meccas. for adventurous gringos, colorful markets older than America, the real Tequila, arts and crafts, festivals, rodeos, "dancing" dogs, volcanoes, and butterfly heaven at 11,000 feet. All of this, plus the incredible people are part of "The Other Side of Mexico" Ancient and modern sections of Mexico City; * Aztec pyramids at Teotihuac?n; * P?tzcuaro and other Michoac?n villages with their diverse arts and crafts, including copper, "catrina" dolls and wooden masks; * the story of Christ's life on earth, hand painted on the ceiling of a tiny 16th Century church; * Mexico's highest fresh water lake and the net fishermen of Janitzio Island; * dance of "The Little Old Men" in the small village of Capacuaro; * Highway 120 through the Sierra Gorda mountains, the beginning of the Mission Trail and a fanciful "garden" created by a mad Englishman; * the artists of San Miguel de Allende and its large North American population; * Guanajuato with its tunnels, trams and strolling troubadours. * Guadalajara's modern facilities and mariachi bands; * Mexico's largest fresh water lake, Lake Chapala, and the towns of Chapala, Ajijic and Jocotopec with their large number of North American retirees; * the south side of Lake Chapala where acres of raspberries are cultivated and flocks of white pelicans spend the winter; * the town of Tequila and the uniquely Mexican beverage of the same name; * fourteen generations of knife makers in Sayula; * a rollicking Mexican rodeo (not bullfighting!); * tranquil Colima with its active volcano; * the winter home of millions of Monarch butterflies.
  8. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : 7DAY1779

    Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. 7 Days. 52 Minutes. Mexico is the land of the Maya and Aztec, temples and beaches. With a population of 26 million, the bubbling metropolis of Mexico City is a maze of streets, flat roofs, skyscrapers and parks. Earthquakes, floods and civil wars created this `City Of The Aztecs'. Templo Mayor, the main temple of the Aztecs, lies in the centre of the city, in the large main square. The magnificent Catedral Metropolitana, with its massive dimensions and fine stone masonry, dominates the square with equal prominence being given to the Palacinio Nacional, governmental seat of the Mexican President. In 1519, when the Spanish conquerors reached Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec kingdom, they discovered a lagoon paradise with floating gardens, Xochimilco and a labyrinth of lakes and canals, which today can be explored by boat. Known as the Pearl Of The Pacific, Acapulco is a world famous holiday resort of the rich and famous where luxury liners dock each day and endless golden sands beckon a swim under the Caribbean sun.Each evening, the famous cliff jumpers of Acapulco congregate when, from a height of 42 meters, they jump fearlessly from the top of the La Quebrada Cliff into the narrow bay below. In the legendary ruins of Palenque, numerous monuments of the Maya culture can be found such as a palace, and several pyramids and temples. From the air, there is a unique view of the lush growth of the impenetrable forests around Palenque, and of Mexico's most beautiful waterfalls of Agua Azul. Chichen Itza is thought to have been built by the Mayas around 450 AD and over 500 years later the fighting TOLTEKEN took over the deserted city, which led to 200 years of prosperity. Located in the north, Tequila is situated at the foot of the likewise named volcano and is world famous because it is here that the Mexican national drink is produced. But Mexico is much more than a drink?it is a feast for all the senses!
  9. $24.95 DVD

    Item Code : GLOB1778

    Mexico - Travel Video DVD.
    Globe Trekker. Region 1 Mexico is a vast country sharing one border with the United States and the other one with Central America. Traveller Ian Wright visits Baja California, a mostly desert mountainous peninsula off the south west coast of the USA, and the Copper Canyon, home of the modern cowboys and the ancient Tarahumara Indians. Meanwhile Justine Shapiro explores Mexico City, a buzzing capital where modern skyscrapers tower over Indian markets and Spanish churches. 55 minutes. Along the way? $_$_START_LIST ? Visit the wild border town of Tijuana. ? Sail close to the grey whales which migrate to the Laguna San Ignacio during the northern winter months. ? Explore the colonial silver city of Taxco, and the amazing city of Teotihuacan whose mysterious civilization built the gigantic pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. ? Get a hot taste for Mexican chillies at La Merced, one of the largest food markets, and sample some of the hundreds of tequila varieties. 55 minutes. $_$_END_LIST
  10. $24.95 DVD

    Item Code : TVLR1776

    Dr. Merry's Nomad Travel: Mexico - Travel Video.
    DVD. Featuring: Dr. Dwayne L. Merry As a practicing anthropologist archaeologist Dr. Merry brings a unique perspective to this film. Along with his wife Telse, he re-visits many of the sites and people he has studied over his extensive career. Dr. Merry received special permission to film the treasures the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City and the archeological sites from which they came. He captures the amazing cliff divers of Acapulco and the flying Voladores near Vera Cruz as they escend from a hundred-foot pole dangling from ropes attached to their ankles. The pageantry and beauty of the Mexican festivals, visits to craftsmen, their homes and marketplaces, bring an understanding of the people of Mexico. You'll see Dr. Merry as he travels the country from the Gulf of Mexico to the rugged coast of the Pacific, and from the steaming jungles of the Yucatan to the deep canyons of the "Barranca del Cobre". This program will be of great value to any casual traveler as well as the serious student of Mexican history, culture and geography. Dr. Dwayne L. Merry, a professor of anthropology and archaeology, has conducted research and excavations around the world and written several books on his travels around the world. 88 minutes.
  11. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : QUES1775

    Mexico to the Max - Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City and Zihuantanejo - Travel Video.
    Watch the Mexico travel video to explore its ancient roots, contemporary excitement, modern facilities and whimsical artwork. Discover its beautiful towns and rich cultures! DVD. 90 Minutes. Rudy etches a vivid portrait of Guadalajara with its rich history, vibrant culture and passionate artists. Next, it is an easy hop to the coast to bask in the traditional charms of Puerto Vallarta. Rudy visits Mexico City, the world's largest metropolis, and explores its ancient roots at pre-Aztec Teotihuacon. For contemporary excitement, Rudy hangs at the Zocalo, the world's second largest square, and heads for the beaches of Mexican Riviera. Extra Features - Ballet Folklorico; Anthropology Museum; Tasting tequila; and more!

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