Mexico City’s Templo Mayor

Photo: Centro Key Links templomayor.inah.gob.mx Facebook @MusTemploMayor Google Maps goo.gl/maps/NfHBeNpndSmZ9fc76 February 21, 1978 was a landmark day in Mexico City. A ditch digger struck something with his shovel. Scraping the dirt away, construction workers noticed it was an unusual sculpture. Work stopped at the corner of Guatemala and Argentina. Archaeologists were summoned. The carved stone …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster Planeta.com hosted a live conversation with some of the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award on Friday, June 5. As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010 to leaders of the eco travel movement in Mexico. Ecotourism pioneers and practitioners, these friends were mentors to …

Mexico City Links

Escudo Ciudad de México Links related to Mexico City presented in somewhat random order: Headlines Los ambulantes y la Union Tepito – Universal @hdemauleon Gold bar found beneath Mexico City street was part of Moctezuma’s treasure Mexico City’s Best Green Spaces – @fryechild Palacio de los Condes se abre a innovación y cultura – Universal …

Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum

Photo: Photos under the fountain One of our fave museos: National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropología) in Mexico City. Not open on Mondays. Anniversary celebration on September 17. Key Links mna.inah.gob.mx General information (Español) Boletines @mna_inah Google Maps goo.gl/maps/QnAn8KXvdnD6guZS7 Videos El Paraguas del Museo Nacional de Antropología recobra su esplendor Museo Embedded Tweets ¡De …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Xochimilco What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a case study in sustainable tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. On my list of top places in the …

Mexico City’s Air Quality

Screenshot Rolling coverage of air quality in Mexico City (Cobertura continua de la calidad del aire en la Ciudad de México) Key Links aire.cdmx.gob.mx @Aire_CDMX Tweets by Aire_CDMX Embedded Tweets ¡Por una #CiudadSustentable! 🚎🚲🌳 Consulta en tiempo real el #ÍndiceAireYSalud y protégete: ➡️ https://t.co/kHPyhWIaAt pic.twitter.com/IbpuxBLiuh — Gobierno CDMX (@GobCDMX) March 6, 2020 Embedded Tweets (May …

Mexico City’s Coyoacán Neighborhood

Photo: Market Coyoacán (‘The coyote waterplace’ in Náhuatl) is one of the 16 delegaciones (boroughs) in Mexico City. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/9M5P2AeUhvErJcmc9 Cultural World The district’s main square is a middle-class suburb centered on two busy squares, Jardín Centenario and Plaza Hidalgo. An important street in Coyoacán is Francisco Sosa which starts in Avenida Universidad and …

Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Northeast Corner Mexico City boasts one of the most storied plazas in the world. The Zócalo is the place to go to visit the Templo Mayor, National Palace and National Cathedral and is the heart of the Centro Historico, Mexico City and the nation itself. The Zócalo is bounded on the north by Cinco …

Mexico City’s Historic Center

Photo: Regia, Calle Donceles Updating a 20+ year old guide. Corrections and suggestions are welcome. Google Maps Where to eat Los Girasoles, Tacuba #8A. Adjacent to the National Art Museum and the Carlos IV statue, this restaurant offers a new take a traditional cuisine. Valet parking is available. La Casa de las Sirenas, Republica de …

CEHM: Studying Mexico’s History

Logo Elsewhere on the Web The Carso Center for the Study of the History of Mexico (Centro de Estudios de Historia de México Carso) – cehm.org.mx – was created in 1965. The objective was and is to recover printed and documentary works concerning the history of Mexico, from the viceregal period to the present day. …