Chacahua Lagoons

Photo: Kefith, Mangrove Oaxaca – The Chacahua Lagoons National Park (Parque Nacional Lagunas de Chacahua) comprises a series of lagoons and beach shoreline between the towns of Santiago Jamiltepec and Puerto Escondido, west of Highway 200. The 14,175 hectares (35,000 acres) national park park includes savannas, coastal dunes, and mangroves. Local fauna include white egrets, …

Totomoxtle

Photo: Pueblo Totomoxtle = Dried corn husk Flickr Totomoxtle – ron mader Headlines And the winner is – Casita Colibri Artesanos Ruiz Sosa – Mexico Art Show Posters Planeta.com Corn = Maíz = Radish Night in Oaxaca de Juárez, México

Texcoco

Image: Old map Wikipedia: Lake Texcoco (Spanish: Lago de Texcoco) was a natural lake within the “Anahuac” or Valley of Mexico. Lake Texcoco is best known as where the Aztecs built the city of Tenochtitlan, which was located on an island within the lake. After the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, efforts to control …

Conacyt

Logo Science fans, check out Mexico’s National Council for Science and Technology (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) – http://www.conacyt.gob.mx – is a Mexican institution in charge of the promotion of scientific and technological activities, setting government policies for these matters, and granting scholarships for postgraduate studies. Key Links http://www.conacyt.gob.mx Comunicados de prensa @Conacyt_MX Hashtag: …

Que Vivan Los Tamales!

From the archives (1999) Mexico’s fiery cuisines stand in sharp contrast not only with traditional European cooking but also with each other. The regional variations and menus make Mexican cuisine one of the most sophisticated in the world. Author Jeffrey Pilcher uses food itself to provide a unique, insider’s guide to Mexican history and politics. …

Bastón de Mando Indígena = Indigenous Staff of Command

Screenshot: Milenio Mexico City – News and videos from the December 1, 2018 inauguration of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. President López Obrador was presented with an Indigenous staff of command (“Bastón de Mando Indígena”). Notable – this is the first presidency to be purified with an Indigenous cleansing ceremony, particularly powerful as it …

Rincón Colorado, Coahuila

Rincón Colorado, Coahuila Elsewhere on the Web http://sedeturcoahuila.gob.mx/inicio/?p=223 Video Headlines http://www.milenio.com/estados/rincon-colorado-coahuila-vuelve-zona-paleontologica https://www.eleconomista.com.mx/arteseideas/Rincon-Colorado-tras-las-huellas-del-Cretacico-20160306-0063.html Planeta.com Coahuila Coahuila Links Wild Mexico (México Silvestre)

Cuarta Transformación

Buzzwords Cuarta Transformación = Fourth Transformation Hashtag: #CuartaTransformación Mexico – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador campaigned for a “fourth transformation” in Mexico’s history, following its 1810 independence, the 1854-1857 liberalizing reforms implemented by then-President Benito Juárez, and the 1910-1920 Revolution. Embedded Tweets Inicia la cuarta transformación de la vida pública de México. Empeño mi palabra: …

Puerto Escondido

Photo: Laguna Manialtepec Puerto Escondido is a picturesque retreat on Oaxaca’s Pacific Coast. A 19th-century shipping point for coffee plantations and later ‘discovered’ by surfers in the 1970s, Puerto Escondido is a relatively new town. The town’s official founding dates to 1928 when it took its names from rocks in the harbor known to sailors …

Concepción y Perspectivas del Ecoturismo en México (1998)

Photo From the archives. First published in 1998. Written by Arturo Carballo Sandoval RESUMEN El presente artículo analiza el evolución del Ecoturismo en Mexico. También ofrece información de las Areas Naturales Protegidas y su contribución para el futuro del ecoturismo. México cuenta con un amplia variedad de recursos naturales, ecológicos, históricos y culturales en toda …