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Xilitla Nov 28

Xilitla is a little coffee producer town nestled in the Sierra Madre Oriental in the higher parts of the Huasteca Potosino, due to its location coffee beans are harvested as well as many kind of citrus. This place is surrounded by the most impressive waterfalls, high mountains and extensive vegetation which make this area a true paradise to admire the great variety of flora and fauna in the region. The name “Xilitla” has Nahuatl roots, it has been said that it means “Snail place”. Upon arrival of the Augustinian missionaries in the sixteenth century, was renamed as “St. Augustine of the great Xilitla”, so from then on is known only as Xilitla. more…