Mexico Travel Videos, DVD, Touring, Sightseeing, Vacation, Destination
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Item Code : NWON1782Nature 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.
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Item Code : WRLD1781DVD. 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.
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Item Code : 7DAY1779DVD. 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!
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Item Code : GLOB1778Globe 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
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Item Code : TVLR1776DVD. 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.
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Item Code : QUES1775Watch 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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