I guess it is easy to see why I call this shot the “mother of the Mexican volcanoes”. Volcano Pico de Orizaba is Mexico’s highest (5,636 m) dormant volcano and this shot depicts nicely how it rises from the landscape, surrounded by smaller volcanoes.
The second thing I wanted to show with the picture is the wall covered in graffitis. Written on the wall are the names of local bands “Bandas” who use the space to mark their territory and to promote a “fiesta” at the 4th of November. This way of self-promotion is very common in central Mexico and demonstrates how important traditional Mexican brass band music still is. It is one of the reasons I like Mexico so much. They have managed, for now, to keep their culture intact, which is remarkable given their dominant northern neighbor.