Places are just places, if you don’t put a meaning to them. The cultural or historical context of the places I visit always fascinates me. Before visiting Mexico and its’ capital, I was looking for something to stir up my curiosity. Aztecs were the ones which caught my attention. This tribe lived in the humid valley, where the modern giant capital is. They made history with their cruel rituals of human sacrifice. Too bad. Because there was much more to this complex and mysterious civilization. Here are 3 links for seeing, listening and imagining what was happening, when the world was 1000 years younger.

You can read more about Aztec civilization in Mexico City: The heart of Aztec Empire.

1. For the Mind & Imagination – Aztec world creation myth:

2. For Ears – Aztec instruments:

3. For Eyes – Aztec war dance: