Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta
Hola from Guadalajara, "City of Roses." Rudy Maxa explores the rich history and culture of "the most Mexican of cities," with its colonial architecture, dramatic murals, mariachi music and vibrant folk art. Rudy visits such historical sites the monument that commemorates the founding of Guadalajara, the Rotonda de los Hombres ilustres and the Palacio de Gobierno. Mercado Libertad, the largest market in Mexico offers the wildest shopping experience. Rudy also tours a tequila factory. Then, it's an easy hop to the coast where Puerto Vallarta's traditional charm makes it a popular getaway for tourists, artists and movie stars. Rudy visits the site where John Huston filmed "Night of the Iguana."
Mexico City & Zihuatanejo
Rudy Maxa is your guide to the world's largest metropolis, a tumultuous capital city brimming with art, culture, world-class cuisine and pulsating nightlife. Rudy explores Mexico's ancient roots just outside the city at pre-Aztec Teotihuacan and the fascinating National Museum of Anthropology. Join Rudy as he hangs out at the Zocalo, the world's second largest square and the center of national life since the Aztecs. For a restorative change of pace, Rudy traces city life for the soothing waters on the Pacific coast and the palm fringed resorts Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.
- A Trip Down Malecon (Puerto Vallarta)
- Hacienda San Angel
- Mariachi Tlaquepaque
- Ballet Folklorico
- Paco Padilla
- Tequila Tasting at Jose Cuervo Distillery
- Guitar Shop at La Ciudadela Market
- The Museum of Anthropology
- The Cathedral (Mexico City)