Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl – Pure Fire

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Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl – the ‘smoking mountain’ and ‘the white woman’ respectively – are well-known by mountaineers, but also by everyone else thanks to the legendary love story behind them. In January 2020, during a trip to Mexico City, I visited Cholula, in the state of Puebla. Cholula is the longest continuously inhabited town in […]