On the outskirts of Mexico City, the floating gardens of Xochimilco preserve the last remnants of the city’s pre-Hispanic agricultural system.
Along with an artistic sensibility and possibly because of it, locals have a zest for healthy living that they satisfy in any number of ways, from attending free classes in natural outdoor settings to seeking five-star treatments in luxurious resorts.
The ice fields, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows here are as inaccessible as they are stunning. Simply put, we wouldn’t be here without a helicopter.
This cosmopolitan capital has much more to discover than its famous canal.