Xochimilco Floating Gardens, Mexico City, MX

Arca Tierra

Thursday, January 20, 2022
  • 02:00 pm
  • $385

When we first visited Mexico City in January 2020, we were captivated by the chinampas of Xochimilco. The floating gardens of Xochimilco date back to the Aztecs, who created a system of agriculture with crops grown on small islands built-up on interwoven reeds in the shallow freshwater lake beds of the Valley of Mexico. Host farmer Lucio Usobiaga founded Arca Tierra to conserve this ancient farming system. The maze […] Read More

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