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Touring Tequila

on February 27th, 2013
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The Jose Cuervo Distillery in Tequila

Detail of an Alembic at the Jose Cuervo Distillery in Tequila


The town of Tequila, Jalisco, is best known as the birthplace of the popular spirit. In fact the name “Tequila” is limited to products distilled from agave grown¬†solely¬†in this region. See more photos of the Jose Cuervo Distillery and the rest of the town of Tequila in our gallery.

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Fruits and squashes at the Mercado Juarez

Fruits and squashes at the Mercado Juarez


If all the sight-seeing has made you hungry, duck into one of Mexico City’s many markets for a lunch on the run. Mercado Juarez, located on Avenida Chapultepec, is just a few Metro stops from the Palacio de Bellas Artes or the Zocalo, and is one of the best ways to really immerse yourself like a Mexico City local. Choose from any of the numerous stalls where soups, tacos, flautas and other snacks are sold for the equivalent of a few dollars. Be sure to try one of the local juices, made and served fresh, and, if you’d like, grab some fruit to go. Check out the photo gallery of Mercado Juarez below.

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