Teotihuacan Roundtable 2017: Origins, Boom, Collapse and Inheritance

Announcing the Sixth Round Table of Teotihuacan: Origins, Boom, Collapse and Inheritance (6ª Mesa Redonda Teotihuacan: Orígenes, auge, colapso y herencia) is being held this week (November 16-18) in Mexico City, hosted by INAH. Origins of the State: formation and development of the ceremonial center Presentations: The cult of the founding ancestors of Teotihuacan. A …

Oaxaca City

Photo: Ron Mader, Tree Planting in the Alameda Oaxaca City is the capital of Oaxaca The city is located in the Central Valley of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, at 17°05’N 96°45″W, elevation: 1,550 meters or 5,000 feet. Looking ahead … on April 25, 2032 Oaxaca City celebrates its 500th anniversary Weather Oaxaca City enjoys …

Oaxaca

Photo: Ron Mader, UNESCO Oaxaca There are changes afoot in ‘Tierra del Sol,’ this southern Mexican state blessed with mountains, verdant valleys and a beautiful coast on the Pacific Ocean. Tip: Oaxaca is pronounced ‘wa-HA-ka’ Buzzword Bingo (Words you should know and that are fun to know) Acompañamiento – Agua (Water) – Aguamiel – Apaztle …

Parque Nacional Revillagigedo

Photo: Mexican Government This week Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed the Decree of the Revillagigedo National Park (Parque Nacional Revillagigedo). This is the largest totally protected marine park in North America, with an area of 14,808,780 hectares. In the current administration, six Natural Protected Areas and five safeguard zones have been decreed, equivalent to …

Palenque Round Table 2017

What’s new from INAH on YouTube? VIII Mesa Redonda de Palenque 2017 – Chan Ch’e’en, EL CIELO Y EL POZO: Sustentabilidad de las ciudades maya VIII Palenque Round Table 2017 – Chan Ch’e’en, THE HEAVEN AND THE WELL: Sustainability of the Mayan cities The VIII Round Table of Palenque was dedicated to the discussion of …

2017 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Photo: Ciudad de Oaxaca Turismo Mexico’s celebrations of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead are world famous. Here are snapshots from 2017: Oaxaca, Mexico Day of the Dead Playlist Guadalajara, Mexico Mexico City Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern …

Mexico This Month (November 2017)

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Untitled ⚡️ “Mexico This Month” November 2017 Hashtags: #mexiconow #mexicoexplained Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/925772540462579714 Mexico 11.2017 🇲🇽 Twitter @TomBuckley519 @RobledaBlanca @melisu_b @INAHmx @SEMARNAT_mx @CONANP_mx @jonjo66 @DanielHJoseph @blillehaugen @BnZunni @durangoturistic Planeta.com México Making the most of Twitter

Colibri Ecotourism Award

As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010. Currently we’re focusing efforts on staying in contact with Colibri winners via the social web. ‘Colibri’ means ‘hummingbird’ in Spanish. Winners include Steve Bridger, Gerhard Buttner, Hector Ceballos-Lascurain,Jorge Chàvez de la Peña, Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Verena Gerber, Marlene Ehrenberg, …