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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

More Cinco de Mayo

In yesterday’s post I left the impression the after the battle of Puebla the French immediately left Mexico.

The French reinforced their army and eventually captured Mexico City. Maximilian only ruled until 1867 as increased support from the Americans and a strong national Mexican freedom movement enabled the overthrow of the French ruler. He was executed and his bullet ridden shirt-a national symbol of freedom and liberty – still hangs today in Mexico City’s Chapultepec Castle museum.

Today Mexico City is a large urban center full of life and sightseeing activities. Here you’ll discover Spanish colonial architecture, broad plazas, native Mexican ruins and world class museums.

here to learn more about the history of Mexico and to learn about all the great Mexican destinations.

If Mexico appears to be a destination you’d like to visit contact your local Magic of Mexico certified travel specialist. They are a wealth of knowledge and can assist you in crafting that perfect Mexican getaway.

Viva la Mexico!