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 …

Hidalgo

Photo: Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Parque Nacional El Chico Hidalgo is bordered by San Luis Potosí and Veracruz on the north, Puebla on the east, Tlaxcala and México on the south and Querétaro on the west. Planeta.com Exploring El Chico National Park (Parque Nacional El Chico) Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/hidalgo

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas include l Rosario, Chincua, …

Chocolate Oaxaca

Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. HISTORY Chocolate comes from the beans of the cacao tree that grows in tropical climates. The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the use and introduced this to the …