Tequila

Poster: What are your favorite tequilas? Mexico’s beloved drink is produced in Tequila, Jalisco a small town that lies in the shadow of a volcano. The Drink Fields of orderly rows of agave tequilana surround the remote town, an hour north of Guadalajara. The prickly blue agave plant dominates the valleys, although you’ll see a …

A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018)

Photo: Melissa Biggs April 25-28 Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca (Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of Oaxaca) Oaxaca City’s Plaza de la Danza hosts the Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of the Oaxaca (Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca). More than 50 cooks from the eight regions of the state will attend. The event coincides …

Comer con los ojos = Feast for the eyes

Poster Recommended Viewing: Comer con los Ojos (Feast for the Eyes), a Spanish-language video series featured on YouTube and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Comercnlosojos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdESHuIv18qNdH9wFmC6xpQ Kudos Mónica Gracia Manrique Latest episode #10: Patrimonio Culinario y Ferias Gastronomicas (Culinary Heritage and Gastronomic Fairs) Tenemos la entrevista con la Dra. Melissa Biggs (@melisu_b), destacada investigadora de las cocina mexicanas, quien nos …

COLOV 2018

Oaxaca City hosts the 8th Coloquium of Otomangan and neighboring languages (8vo Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y vecinas, COLOV). The event takes place this week at Biblioteca de Investigación Juan de Córdova in the San Pablo Center, Independencia #904. Hashtags: #COLOV2018, #COLOV8 Key Links https://www.colov.org The Colloquium on Otomanguean and Neighboring Languages ​​(COLOV) is a …

ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Links http://bytband.marcop.com.mx https://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxaca https://twitter.com/bytband Tweets …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Arches The city of Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) boasts one of the most agreeable climates in the country and is adorned with colorful flowers year-round, earning the moniker “land of eternal spring.” History Capital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca has a storied past. What is today the state of Morelos was …

Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park

Photo: Edwin Morales Clear days in Mexico City are measured by one’s ability to see the surrounding snowcapped mountains and peaks. Rumblings Outside the Capital The most impressive of mountains seen from Mexico City are the twin volcanoes, Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl, also known as ‘Smoking Mountain’ (5,452 meters) and ‘The Sleeping Woman’ (5,286 meters), respectively. The last …

Mexico Hosts #TianguisTuristico2018

Buzzwords Mazatlán, Mexico hosts the annual Tianguis Turístico April 15-18, 2018. Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico2018 Key Links http://tianguisturisticomexico.com.mx Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Is there a directory of Indigenous-owned tourism services? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México

The latest in the series of videos from Seminario Cocinas en México: Amalia Attolini talks about Mexico City’s markets and kitchens. Key Links Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México – Seminario Cocinas en México 2018 http://static.ow.ly/docs/Amalia%20Attolini%20mercados%20mayas_7s0D.pdf Planeta.com México Mexico’s Culinary Histories What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? Food, Health and Cultivating Communities …

CONANP

Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas or CONANP) works to conserve the natural patrimony of the country. Key Links https://www.gob.mx/conanp https://plus.google.com/u/0/102532679978214283851 https://www.youtube.com/user/conanp2 Descarga el mapa actualizado de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Decretadas     Planeta.com México Wild México