Teotihuacán

Photo: Jose Antonio Gelado, Pyramids Teotihuacán (elevation: 2,300 meters or 7,500 feet) boasts the third-largest pyramid in the world, and the remains of an ancient city. Its original name is not known. The archaeological site covers a total surface area of 83 square kilometers and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. The …

Mezcal Links

Photo Links related to mezcal #Durango tiene oficialmente Clúster del Mezcal 👏🤠 Llevando beneficio a todos los productores duranguenses. ¡Así lo celebramos! pic.twitter.com/9kPZ9uVnCz — Secretaría de Turismo de Durango (@dgosectur) November 23, 2019 Twitter @Insitumezcal @Mezcaloteca @WahakaMezcal @LaOllaOax @MestizoMezcal @mezcaltitlan @Fabricadontacho @FidencioMezcal @MezcalUnion @LaNinadelMezcal @IlegalMezcal @mezcalsabios @PremierwinesOP @MezcalTosba @AgaveTip @MezcalElCortijo YouTube MezcalOaxaca Multi Cultural Cooking …

El Foco

Recommended Viewing Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded to YouTube. Key …

Ixtlán de Juárez

Photo: Bosque During 2020 Responsible Travel Week we are taking a virtual journey to Ixtlán with major updates to this page and links mentioned below. Padush! Located in Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez, Ixtlán de Juárez (elevation: 2,030 meters) is one of the most beloved rural travel operations in México. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/152c2aFkFcC4Vppp9 Natural World Nature enthusiasts …

Wild Mexico Links

Photo: Hotel Medio Mundo, Jaguar Links related to Wild Mexico presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-activist-killed-20180123-story.html https://www.cronicaambiental.com.mx/edicion-36/sobre-la-conservacion-el-turismo-y-el-desarrollo-en-mexico-i-de-iii México: Si la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación no nos protege, entonces ¿quién lo hará? – @InfoAcbio http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/ciencia-y-salud/ciencia/2017/02/17/fallece-juan-jose-morales-pionero-del-periodismo https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/18/isidro-baldenegro-lopez-killed-goldman-environmental-prize-mexico-berta-caceres Razones para liberar al defensor de los bosques, Ildefonso Zamora http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/05/13/world/americas/ap-lt-mexico-endangered-porpoise.html Semarnat, la secretaría que más …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine @borderreporter @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian Binational Friendship Garden Binational Friendship Garden U.S. side of a binational garden at Mexico border bulldozed – Los Angeles Times Headlines Embattled Borderlands Read, …

#UsaTuVoz

Hashtags Oaxaca, Mexico – Here is a must-follow, must-amplify, feel-good hashtag for anyone keen on Indigenous culture, language and multigenerational knowledge sharing. Presenting #UsaTuVoz (Use Your Voice) promoted by Voces del Valle (@VocesValle) which encourages Indigenous language use on social networks. The hashtag was designed to curate / encourage / amplify the tweets of Oaxacan …

CEHM: Studying Mexico’s History

Logo Elsewhere on the Web The Carso Center for the Study of the History of Mexico (Centro de Estudios de Historia de México Carso) – cehm.org.mx – was created in 1965. The objective was and is to recover printed and documentary works concerning the history of Mexico, from the viceregal period to the present day. …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Oaxaca Options

Photo: Papel Oaxaca From the archives: Oaxaca Options was a series of panel discussions, lectures and small fairs organized by Amigos del Sol Language School and Planeta.com from 2001-2013. Launched in 2001, the series encouraged colleagues to share lessons learned in developing travel and tourism options that supports natural and cultural diversity in Oaxcaca, Mexico. …