|The Pyramid of the Moon, and my best friends. Also, looking from the Pyramid of |
the Moon towards the avenue of the Dead, and the Sun pyramid.
|Atop the pyramid looking towards |
the Moon pyramid, and Ben and I in a square.
|Renee and I with Pyramid of the Sun.|
With the possibility to hold more than 200,000 inhabitants, it could have been one of the largest cities in the pre-Columbian Americas. Still, there is no evidence that solidifies which ethnicity actually lived here - the Aztecs gave the present-day names to the site, but there are a number of ethnic groups that the city could have belonged to.
|Common themes in Teotihuacan of rich kings surrounded by slaves.|
The best part is, this was just the beginning.
You know you're in Mexico when: On our bus ride back from Teotihuacan, we were stopped by police who asked all of the men to step off the bus. Not wanting Ben to get off, I told him to stay. A woman behind us said, "He has to go. They are looking for guns." I watched out the window as Ben was told to lean against the bus with his legs and arms apart, and then as a cop patted him down. Alas, no guns.