Posada

Photo: Radish Night Posada Posada =  a Mexican ritual re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s search for a lodging in Bethlehem, performed just before Christmas Essay Las Posadas are a celebration of Catholic worship before Christmas and consists of nine rosarios from December 16-24, collectively called a novena, which is commemorated in the holy family’s journey …

Mexico City’s Basilica of Guadalupe

Photo Mexico City – The Basilica of Guadalupe is home to one of Mexico’s most familiar icons. Less known is that the grounds of the Basilica comprise a national park, part of the Sierra de Guadalupe. December 12 is the Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe), a popular Catholic feast day …

Kumoontun

Image Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative launched in late 2018 / early 2019 participates in research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. Key Links kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun soundcloud @kumoontun Publication Ayöök Tales (Cuentos Ayöök) Features https://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun/blog/engracia-p%C3%A9rez-castro App https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seit.felix.kumoontun 2019 – Now Available …

Triqui

Indigenous Peoples Triqui Embedded Tweets ¡Maan xùgwé! ¡Maan dìnín! Gisíj oráa xà raán ruwáa néh á. Yúnj nìn, xà yúnj txruj riyaan xiyoo-o ngà txra yàhan á. ¿Nùnj wwin si xà raán ruwáa nej suj nànj?¡Hola hermanas! ¡Hola hermanos! Es hora de desayunar. Nosotros desayunaremos huevos al comal y tortillas calientitas.🌮🤤 pic.twitter.com/bDMzkWS9h9 — Lengua y …

Mexico Roadtrip

Photo: South November 2019 Road trip! Just returning to Las Vegas from the a roadtrip from Austin to Guadalajara with a bus trip to Mexico City. This was a whirlwind adventure, not as slowly as the tortoise prefers to travel, but with time for reflection and meetups with old friends and discovering new places and …

Huatulco

Photo: Sunset Huatulco is one of Mexico’s newst resorts and is located on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca. The town has beautiful beaches and bays, many of which are accessible via motorboat (lancha). Huatulco is known for its nine bays, powdery white sand beaches and surrounding mountains. Adventurous travelers head to the whitewater rapids in …

After Wilma

Photo: Steve Bridger, After Wilma One of our favorite groups on Flickr is After Wilma — flickr.com/groups/afterwilma — created by Colibri Winner Steve Bridger to show recovery efforts after Hurricane Wilma (2005). Key Links flickr.com/groups/afterwilma Discuss Blogging a Crisis From the Flickr about page: Photos of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean (Riviera Maya) after Hurricane …

Chiapas Links

Chiapas Flag Links related to Chiapas, Mexico Video Elsewhere on the Web Chiapas 2010 Questions Can I drive (a rental car) from Ocosingo to San Quintin? Or is “collectivo” the only option? Parks La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Sumidero Canyon Lagunas de Montebello National Park Planeta.com Chiapas México Mexico States Exploring the Maya World