A Mexican city on the water

A Mexican city on the water

The wonderful town is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico with a population of about 800 people. No less interesting is its name - Mexcaltitán de Uribe (Mexcaltitan) translated from the Nahuatl language means "island, full of mescal" (a kind of strong alcoholic beverage).

A Mexican city on the water

The city is located on the marshland, among numerous channels formed by the mangrove forest.

A Mexican city on the water

Some experts believe that Mexcaltitán may actually be the legendary city of Aztlán, the ancestral homeland of the Aztecs.

A Mexican city on the water

Currently, the entire population of the city is occupied by shrimp.

A Mexican city on the water

In the rainy season, almost all the streets flooded water and residents are forced to move to live on the boat.

A Mexican city on the water A Mexican city on the water

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