A tour around Mexico - modern and ancient.
Various locations around Mexico.
Shots of an Totonacan Indian ceremony. A parade is lead by a queen in a feather head-dress carried by pole bearers. Various shots of Inca/ Toltec pyramids and statues at Gizeh, Chichen Itza and Uxmal.
Various shots of modern Mexico city, including architecturally spectacular Universidad Nacional de Mexico. L/S of a jumbo jet taking off. A man waves batons, signalling to the plane. M/S of passengers coming down the aeroplane stairs.
Various shots of a Mexican rodeo at Merida. Men on horseback lasso bulls and calves. Some C/Us of Mexican spectators.
M/S of a matador and bull statue outside an arena. Mexicans are seen entering the bull fight arena. L/S of crowds in the stands watching the matadors walk into the ring. L/Ss of the bull fight.
Various shots of tourists on the beach at Acapulco buying souvenirs from a local man. Various shots of tourists sunbathing and swimming in a hotel pool. A band of guitarists serenade a couple drinking cocktails. Other tourists buy drinks from a mobile cocktail bar that drives to their table.
Various shots of a fishing trip. Some underwater shots of divers harpoon fishing. C/Us of a man on deck holding a parrot fish.
Various shots of acrobats in Inca Indian costumes performing stunts. They climb to the top of a tall pole and swing from their feet.
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