Zacatecas – A Colonial Treasure

When one thinks of vacation, often the thought is about going to the beach. But, what about for those of us, who are not too keen of the beach? Well, if that’s the case why not visit Zacatecas, Mexico? Traveling to Zacatecas is like traveling through time, for this city is one of the best well-preserved colonial cities in the world!

Zacatecas is located in the Mexican State of the same name. To be more specific, the city of Zacatecas is located in the center-most part of the country. It is surrounded by vast mountainous terrain including two of the world’s renowned mountains, La Sierra Madre Occidental and La Sierra Madre Oriental. This particular city boasts of an incredible wealth in history and their yearly traditions are lessons in its culture. It is this same richness which has earned this city the designation of a UN World Heritage Site. The city’s name is derived from the indigenous Nahualt language, and it refers to the grasslands that are specific to the area. The Nahualt…

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