PEOPLE OFTEN FOCUS on the cultural or culinary landscape when they think of traveling to Mexico — the way indigenous traditions are woven into the modern society, and a cuisine that’s been recognized by UNESCO as an “intangible cultural heritage of humanity.” These points are worthy of attention and exploration, without a doubt.

But you can’t discount the geographic landscapes contained within this country’s borders, both natural and manmade. We’re talking snow-capped peaks, river gorges rimmed with plunging waterfalls, and sunken swimming holes that look straight out of an artist’s rendering, along with cities of colorful colonial architecture and ruins left behind by powerful Mesoamerican civilizations.

These are landscapes you’ll find in Mexico and nowhere else.

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