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Mexico's Origins: Silver, Culture, and Revolution

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Program #3290RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Dwight Eggers Dec 20, 2013 at 10:01 PM

I have been slogging through the recommended reading in preparation for the Jan-2014 trip. I am learning a lot of interesting history but am left with questions of what is the current situation -- particularly regarding the breakdown of PRI authority since 1988. I found a new book that I heartily recommend to fill this gap: Two nations indivisible, by Shannon O'Neill, published March, 2013.


Moira Tait Jan 02, 2013 at 02:57 PM

The final countdown begins! 19 days to go!


Moira Tait Nov 15, 2012 at 12:01 PM

I am looking forward to meeting others taking this trip in January. I have not traveled with a group before. Should be interesting. I am looking forward to meeting my travel companions.


Lester Morss Oct 20, 2012 at 02:35 PM

This will be our third Road Scholar trip but our FIRST to Mexico. We'll stay in Mexico City two extra days, planning for Teotihuacan on Nov 5. Looking forward to meeting you all! -- Lester and Sue
Martha Bull Oct 20, 2012 at 02:47 PM

Forgot to answer your query re where we are staying in Mexico City. We are staying on at the Casa Blanca for the additional nights. We also plan to go out to Teotihuacan. Maybe we can put together a group. Hard to believe the tour doesn't include this site. See you soon.


Rena Sonshine Oct 20, 2012 at 01:33 PM

This is my first Road Scholar Experience too. I hope we can do something special for Day of the Dead, not yet on our schedule. I look forward to meeting the group!


Moira Tait Oct 20, 2012 at 12:04 PM

I am so looking forward to this my first experience with Road Scholars. Is this a first for any others?


Martha Bull Sep 25, 2012 at 03:30 PM

Thanks, but I've been to Mexico City a number of times; Norm hasn't been there at all. We've pretty well mapped out our plans, and they do include the Rivera/Kahlo sites.
Sorry you won't be staying on.


Rena Sonshine Sep 25, 2012 at 01:42 PM

Travel logistics interfered, and I won't be staying over this trip. I am happy to offer suggestions for your extra time though, like this: www.museodoloresolmedo.org.mx/.


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