Kuáhl

Indigenous Languages Kudos to Pie de Pagina for featuring the story of the last speakers of Kuáhl, an Indigenous language native to Baja California. They made their own museum to preserve their culture. Ku’ahl is a linguistic derivation of the Paipai. A sign for the “Ku’ahl Museum” is seen on the road leading to the …

Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism (SECTUR)

Elsewhere on the Web Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism (Secretaría de Turismo, SECTUR) – gob.mx/sectur – is the government department in charge of the nation’s tourism promotion and development. The Secretary is appointed by the President of the Republic and is a member of the federal executive cabinet. Key Links gob.mx/sectur prensa documentos Facebook YouTube @SECTUR_mx …

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. …

Mexico News

Photo: Newspaper bike Mexico news = Noticias de México Planeta.com has long focused on journalism and Mexico, having featured the work of local and foreign journalists covering the country. The following resources are traditional newspapers, magazines, and other dead-tree favorites and online portals that provide insights and help explain the past, present, and future of …

Mexico Bikes

Jaguar Updating our coverage of bike, biking and bike share in Mexico Headlines Ciclistas crean mapa de talleres bici-mecánicos de la CDMX Flickr Mexico City Bike Stations – Balam Older Features Biking in the Yucatan – Theresa Russell Bicitekas – Tom Dieusaert Mountain Biking Oaxaca’s Northern Sierra – Carlos E. Cornejo Bicycling in Mexico City …

Campeche

Photo: Luca Penati, Campeche Campeche is bordered by the states of Tabasco to the southwest, Yucatán to the northeast, and Quintana Roo to the east; to the southeast by the Orange Walk district of Belize, and by the Petén department of Guatemala to the south. It has a coastline to the west with the Gulf …

Chicxulub Impact Crater

Photo: Hotel Medio Mundo, Chicxulub Sign Located offshore of the town of Progreso lies the Chicxulub Impact Crater, buried deep under hundreds of meters of sediment. History Some 65 million years ago, an iridium-rich asteroid at least 10 kilometers-wide struck the earth and which many suggest caused the extinction of 45% of species on Earth, …

Pueblos Mágicos = Magic Towns

Buzzwords Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) is an initiative led by Mexico’s Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur), with the support from other federal agencies, to promote a series of towns around the country that offer visitors a “magical” experience – by reason of their natural beauty, cultural richness, traditions, folklore, historical relevance, cuisine, art crafts and great …

Chihuahua

Photo: Robert Kleinfeld, Chihuahua al Pacifico Chihuahua is located in Northwestern Mexico and is bordered by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the southwest, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east. To the north and northeast, it has a long border with the U.S. adjacent to the U.S. states of …

Weavers of Teotitlán del Valle

Poster Looking for a beautiful rug, carpet or weaving? Walk with the weavers in <ahref=”/teotitlan-del-valle”>Teotitlán del Valle! Visitors find many of the doors open to the family homes/workshops in the Zapotec town of Teotitlán del Valle. Almost every family in this village earns part of their livelihood from weaving. This directory — created free of …