Protagonizó una de las mayores gestas de todos los tiempos, la conquista del imperio azteca, que empequeñece a la más osada película de aventuras. But, however, las puertas de la gloria están cerradas para él.
In Cuernavaca and spring flower smells and city streets seem drawn brush. It is a city that hurts go faster. Hernán Cortés knew what he was doing when he raised his residence here, the rest of the warrior, another mirage after all, as the conqueror of Mexico knew it was already too late to become a landowner sedentary.
A, who loves Mexico with its strengths and weaknesses, is already a little tired of hearing anathemas on insecurity in Mexico City. One need only do a simple Google search with the words "DF insecurity". Nearly three million tickets.
For Spanish is difficult feeling abroad in Mexico. Are demasidos ties which unite us. But if there is a city where it is impossible to intuit stranger is Puebla, probably the most Spanish of Mexican cities. Except when 15 September.
In few cities is as revealing a statue of his idiosyncrasies as in Tlaxcala. His ancestors were allied with Cortes to overturn the Aztec hegemony, but the only monument that remembers what happened is a statue of Xicotencatl "Young", the son of the cacique who rebelled against the Conqueror and was hanged for it.