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Friday, January 24, 2014

HUAMANTLA TLAXCALA, TAURINO PLACE

Huamantla comes from the Nahuatl word meaning "place of trees or trained together." In this village the volcano Matlalcueyetl enucentra (the blue skirts), also called Malinche, and it is the most significant peak in the territory where the cattle ranches of the country first settled before the middle of the 16th century. Very close to the volcano's School of Bullfighting Fernando Reyes "El Callao" Bullfighting School. Losalumnos school, 4 to 13 years, have acquired distinguished bearing and stern face as they approach the paddocks. From the wire from a fence or closely watch the movement of
animals. They learn to look ahead to a bull. When not going to field practice at the official site of the school: Plaza de Toros "Taurine". When you run the "Huamantlada", you will notice that everyone feels torero

  Location : The state of Tlaxcala is located in the east-central region of Mexico , located in the highlands of neo-volcanic axis , on the plateau of Anahuac. Bordered on the north by the states of Hidalgo and Puebla , east and south to Puebla , Puebla to the west and State of Mexico . Huamantla is located east of Tlaxcala , this municipality is bordered on the north by the Terrenate , Altzayanca Xalostoc and on the south by the Ixtenco and Zitlaltepe ; east boundaries are set by the Municipalities and Altzayanca Cuapiaxtla , and west Chiahutempan and Tzompantepec .

Directions : From Mexico City , take the Highway No. 150 Mexico -Puebla share . Arriving at San Martin Texmelucan follow Highway No. 119 leading to Tlaxcala until the issuance of Tlaxcala . From here take the federal highway No. . 136 Mexico -Veracruz , leading finally to the City of Huamantla , whose distance to the DF It is only 160 km.

  climate: In the Municipality climate is considered temperate semi-dry, with rainfall in the months of May, June , August and September The hottest months are March, April and May. The wind direction is generally from southwest to northwest, also the average annual minimum temperature recorded is 5.4 ° C and the maximum is 23.2 ° C.

When to go: The whole year is good time to go, but Huamantlada , which runs from 1954 during Huamantla Fair , held the first days of August the streets of the city along the lines of the festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, ​​Spain , fighting bulls are released to be goaded by the fans.