2019 Mexico Roadtrip

Birotes Road trip! Preparing the next roadtrip from Austin to Guadalajara with a side trip to Mexico City. It’s a whirlwind adventure in November, not as slowly as the tortoise prefers to travel, but with time for reflection and meetups with old friends and new discovering new places and faces. Traveling in Mexico? Prepare to …

Jalisco

Photo: Michael Swigart, Tapalpa Jalisco is located in Western Mexico and is bordered by six states which are Nayarit, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Michoacán and Colima. Jalisco is divided into 125 municipalities, and its capital city is Guadalajara. Wikipedia Jalisco Cities Guadalajara, Jalisco Touring Tequila, Jalisco Planeta.com México Mexico Links Wild Mexico (México Silvestre) Mexico States

Querétaro International Rock Art Colloquium

Poster Videos from the Querétaro International Rock Art Colloquium (Coloquio Internacional de Arte Rupestre Querétaro) which took place October 10-12, 2019. In the framework of the 80th anniversary of the creation of the National Institute of Anthropology and History and the 35 years of its presence in the state, the INAH Querétaro Center through the …

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 Periscope https://www.pscp.tv/w/1YqGojrOYqNKv Embedded Tweets …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Essay We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. t In 2020 look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to …

Guadalajara, Jalisco

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Sunset Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco, and is Mexico’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of wealthiest urban centers in Latin America. Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the soul of the nation. Guadalajara is home to mariachis and the charro tradition, …

Mexico City

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Consume Local Mexico City (Ciudad de México) is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. Also beloved as the Distrito Federal, DF, and CDMX, the metropolus has an elevation of 2,240 meters or 7,350 feet). This is the political hub of Mexico. Cultural and historic landmarks are concentrated here. Natural World …

Chinantec

Indigenous Peoples The Chinantecs live in Oaxaca and Veracruz, Mexico, especially in the districts of Cuicatlán, Ixtlán de Juárez, Tuxtepec, and Choapan. Language Their language belongs to the Western Oto-Mangue group. Recommended Listening Xeojn Twitter @NereoGachupin @xeojn Embedded Tweets Conoce más sobre la indumentaria tradicional de los #Chinantecos de San Lucas Ojitlán, #Oaxaca: https://t.co/YQxdknyxJt #CDIcultura …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: Masked Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi or Ladih in the local language). New = Nuevo Teotitlán Del Valle’s New Centro Cultural Comunitario Natural …