Latin America

Posts about countries and places in Latin America, including Mexico, Costa Rica, and Cuba.

Sunset over the volcanoes of Puebla Valley

Puebla Valley: In the Shadow of an Active Volcano

Puebla Valley is home to a few spectacular ancient ruins, and one of the largest colonial cities in Mexico. People live here, in the shadow of four volcanoes, offering a beautiful backdrop to the modern and ancient settlements. But the active volcano Popocatépetl is the one that presents a constant danger the community learned to live with. Besides the

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