Yucatán Peninsula

Photo: El Rey del Caribe The Yucatán Peninsula (Spanish: Península de Yucatán), in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel. The peninsula lies east of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, a northwestern geographic partition separating the region of Central America from the rest of …

Puerto Vallarta

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Coast Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco is a beach resort city on the Pacific Ocean’s Bahía de Banderas.  Also known as Vallarta and PV. Nearby: Nuevo Vallarta is north of the bay in the state of Nayarit. Planeta.com Jalisco Guadalajara, Jalisco

200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares imprescindibles)

Book Cover Mexico City – History and CDMX fans have a new book, website and (soon-ish) plaques. Presenting 200 lugares imprescindibles. Centro Histórico, by Héctor de Mauleón and Rafael Pérez Gay. The book is available in print in Mexico City and corresponds to the CDMX200Lugares website sponsored by the Gobierno del Distrito Federal and Fondo …

Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market (Feb 2018)

Screenshot: CORTV The latest video from Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market has been uploaded by the state’s public television station, CORTV: La Cosecha is an organic market consisting of 37 producers and artisans who are engaged in different activities, such as fruit and vegetable harvesting, textile processing, gastronomy, among others. This project has worked in collaboration …

Villa de Etla

Screenshot: CORTV, Aurelio Reyes Ramírez Villa de Etla was founded by the Zapotecs and its name means “where beans abound”, this community is an important piece in the history of Oaxaca and that is why it has great architectural pieces such as the Dominican Convent of the sixteenth century. La Villa de Etla fue fundada …

Painting Xochimilco (Oaxaca 2018)

Poster Bike Lane Painting in Mexico City. News from Facebook Para nosotr@s los ciclistas la reconstrucción #19S no sólo es de casas. Es revitalizar nuestro entorno y sociedad. Ven A Pintar en Xochimilco Hashtag: #YoBicivilizoXochimilco Domingo 4 febrero: 11:00 HRS PUNTO DE REUNIÓN: Ometeotl Map goo.gl/maps/FUjAMByr42t Facebook Brigada Elsewhere on the Web https://twitter.com/XochiBici https://twitter.com/BiciOrientados Planeta.com …

Mazahua

Lingo Cards For fans of Indigenous Languages, hashtag:  #LenguaIndígena Lessons in Mazahua taught by Alejandro Pérez Blancas are available online from Soundcloud with accompanying texts on the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (CDI) website. Wikipedia: The Mazahua language is an indigenous language of Mexico, spoken in the country’s central states by the ethnic …

Restoration of the Wixárika Worldview

Lingo Cards New on the INAH YouTube Channel The Nierika painting attributed to the shaman artist José Benítez Sánchez (1938-2009), shows colorful and symmetrical elements that are part of the wixárika worldview, such as the double-headed snake, deer, corn cobs, geometrical figures and fitomorphs. The restoration is being done by the professors and students of …