Tianguis Turístico

Buzzwords As addressed in Mexico Now, locals and visitors have never been as connected as they are today. This newfound awareness is both local and global, and the awareness of one to the other is undergoing a wired and wireless transformation. So how does this impact the Tianguis Turistíco? We hear more from the ministers …

Responsible Travel and Ecotourism in Mexico

Photo: Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Mexico boasts a well-established system of ground, air, and sea-based transportation, allowing easy access to and within country. Of note is the world-famous cuisine noted for its diversity and sophisticated flavors. Like potato dishes in Peru, Mexico’s corn dishes number in the thousands. Slow food (and slow agriculture … Mexico was the first country to domesticate …

La memoria biocultural (Biocultural memory)

Mexico Flag Latest in the series of videos of Seminario Cocinas de México 7 de agosto de 2018 La memoria biocultural: la importancia ecológica de las sabidurías tradicionales Biocultural memory: the ecological importance of traditional wisdom Related links https://www.facebook.com/events/258931328040954/ https://www.facebook.com/narciso.barrerabassols http://unam.academia.edu/NarcisoBarreraBassols http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/9/2/268/htm https://www.researchgate.net/publication/31865682_La_memoria_biocultural_la_importancia_ecologica_de_las_sabidurias_tradicionales_VM_Toledo_N_Barrera-Bassols Planeta.com México Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures Mexico’s Culinary Histories

Voladores

Photo Wikipedia: The Danza de los Voladores (Dance of the Flyers), or Palo Volador (flying pole), is an ancient Mesoamerican ceremony/ritual still performed today, albeit in modified form, in isolated pockets in Mexico. It is believed to have originated with the Nahua, Huastec and Otomi peoples in central Mexico, and then spread throughout most of …

Huichol Yarn Paintings

Mexico — The first Huichol I saw during  my fifteen years living in Mexico as a freelance photojournalist was  walking the streets of a small Mexican hill town.  I was struck first by his gentle gait. Even more, I noticed the elaborately embroidered clothing he was wearing.  His white  muslin trousers and long-sleeved  shirt  were …

Environmental news from Mexico #accionesambientales

In case you missed it, today’s press conference focusing on recent environmental actions in Mexico. Hashtag: #AccionesAmbientales. Key Links https://www.pscp.tv/SEMARNAT_mx/1OdJrpeWOYPKX https://www.gob.mx/accionesambientales Questions = Preguntas What are Mexico’s recent environmental actions? = ¿Cuáles son las acciones ambientales recientes de México? Is the informe available to download? = ¿El informe está disponible para descargar? Is there a …

Huichol (Wixáritari)

Indigenous Peoples The Huichol or Wixáritari are Native Americans, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in the Mexican states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, and Durango. Questions Have you read about the Wixáritari on Wikipedia? = ¿Has leído sobre Wixáritari en Wikipedia? Headlines an-indigenous-mexican-people-are-battling-cartels-and-peyote-tourism desinformemonos-la-casa-del-agua-de-los-huicholes-vendida-para-el-turismo Wixárika Toma una Postura – Intercontinental Cry Highway threatens remote Mexican tribe …

Pinacate Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Pinacate Biosphere Reserve The Pinacate Reserve and the abutting Gran Desierto de Altar Reserve are less than a day’s drive from the U.S.-Mexico border. Together, the two contiguous reserves protect the sea, coast, and inland desert. El Pinacate stands out for its easier access and its surreal beauty. Located in the state of Sonora …

Sonora Links

Seal of Sonora Links related to Sonora presented in somewhat random fashion: Flickr Sonora Querida!! Twitter @visitasonora Tourism Portals http://www.sonoraturismo.gob.mx Recommended Listening http://www.radiosonora.com.mx Radio Sonora 94.7 Parks Información de Puerto Peñasco, directorio de negocios y activdades: http://www.penascohoy.com   http://www.visitmexico.com/en-us/rocky-point Rocky Point Insider http://www.facebook.com/#!/RPtva http://tourismrockypoint.c om @PPMEXICO Puerto Penasco.com Arizona-Sonora Geotourism Map Puerto Penasco City Government …