Artisan Day in Oaxaca

Photo: Angela Mendoza (shown here at the Pochote Market, now located on Calle Marcos Pérez #217) 7 Day Challenge = Retos para 7 Días 1. Join the event on Facebook. Tag yourself. Who are your artesano friends on Facebook?=Etiquétate. ¿Quiénes son tus amigos artesanos en Facebook? 2. Learn the name of a beloved craft in a local Indigenous …

Where to Buy Folk Art in Oaxaca City

Photo: Ron Mader, Ayuuk Ceramic (available at La Cosecha, Alcalá #806 Arte popular has no finer home than Oaxaca City. Whether you are seeking jewelry, woven rugs, shawls, ceramics or elaborate wooden figures, the famous alebrijes, you could be overwhelmed by the variety and quality of local crafts. Our suggestion – take your time, check out …

Puebla

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Museo Internacional del Barroco Puebla is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the north and east, Hidalgo, México, Tlaxcala and Morelos to the west, and Guerrero and Oaxaca to the south. Cinco de Mayo Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/puebla Planeta.com Mexico Cinco de Mayo

Morelos

Looking for a reason to visit Morelos? As always, it’s about food, nature and people. This is the birthplace of Emiliano Zapata. Geography – Morelos is bordered by the states of México to the northeast and northwest, Puebla to the east and Guerrero to the southwest. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/morelos Embedded Tweets Es Morelos opción para el …

Easter in Mexico

Photo: Ron Mader, Boris’ altar for Viernes de Dolores (2005) Mexico celebrates Easter with great passion. In 2017 Holy Week is celebrated April 10-16. Easter Week (Semana de Pascua) is the week afterward. CARNIVAL Easter season traditionally begins with Carnival, a holiday that can begin up to two weeks before the beginning of Lent (Cuaresma). …

Caribbean Baseball Series 2017

Caribbean Baseball Series comes to the edge of the Sonoran Desert February 1-7, 2017. All eyes on Culiacán, Sinaloa! Webcast via Rasa Deportes Key Links http://www.seriedelcaribeculiacan2017.com.mx https://www.facebook.com/seriedelcaribeculiacan2017 https://twitter.com/Culiacan2017 http://rasadeportes.com/serie-del-caribe-2017 Wiki Serie de Caribe (Caribbean Series) Twitter Moment Caribbean Series

Celestún Biosphere Reserve

Mexico – Decreed a wildlife refuge in 1979 and a biosphere reserve in the 1980s, the Celestún Biosphere Reserve is the cradle of ecotourism (cuna del ecoturismo). A bit of tourism history – in 1983 this place inspired Hector Ceballos-Lascurain to coin the e-word. The economy thrives on the fishing and tourism, particularly those interested …