Angela Mendoza

Photo: Angela Mendoza Befriending an artisan means meeting the family … and the town and ever-widening circles. For those keen on tourism that prioritizes faces as well as places, this page celebrates the work of Angela Mendoza, her family and many friends. She sells weavings and other gifts from her home workshop in Teotitlán del …

Tamazulapan del Progreso

Photo: Eduardo Robles Pacheco, Iglesia Tamazulapan del Progreso Villa de Tamazulapan del Progreso boasts a variety of cultural and natural attractions. Natural World Near the town are the hot water springs, whirlpools and the Olympic-sized pool in the Balneario Atonalzin. The sulfurous springs bubble up from the rocky cliff behind the pool. Small admission charge. …

La Cosecha Market

Logo One of my favorite world markets is in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Much love to our friends, vendors, and clients at La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 = Mucho amor para nuestros amigos, vendedores, y clientes en La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá # 806< Key Links facebook.com/LaCosechaOaxaca Google Maps goo.gl/maps/y4GmaR7aAg32 Facebook YouTube Embedded Tweets ¿Vienen a Oaxaca? ...

Talavera

Buzzwords Talavera is a Mexican and Spanish pottery tradition named after the Spanish Talavera de la Reina pottery, from Talavera de la Reina, in Spain. The Mexican pottery is a type of majolica (faience) or tin-glazed earthenware, with a white base glaze. It comes from the town of San Pablo del Monte (in Tlaxcala) and …

Teotihuacán

Photo: Jose Antonio Gelado, Pyramids Teotihuacán (elevation: 2,300 meters or 7,500 feet) boasts the third-largest pyramid in the world, and the remains of an ancient city. Its original name is not known. The archaeological site covers a total surface area of 83 square kilometers and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. The …

El Foco

Recommended Viewing Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded to YouTube. Key …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine @borderreporter @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian Indigenous Peoples and Borderlands Google Drive ✊🏽🍃 I N D I G E N O U S P E O P L E & …

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 …