Oaxaca’s Taller De La Araña

Oaxaca City Faves Friends visiting Oaxaca City are encouraged to greet my old neighbor Boris Loredo, aka Spider at his workshop, Taller De La Araña, Alcala #902. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/boris.loredo https://www.facebook.com/pages/Taller-De-La-Ara%C3%B1a/1175881499153965 Planeta.com Oaxaca Oaxaca City Where to Buy Folk Art in Oaxaca City People 2016 Day of the Dead in #CDMX

Exploring Nevado de Colima National Park

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Nevado de Colima Mexico – Located on the border of Colima and Jalisco states, Nevado de Colima National Park boasts two volcanoes. There is the extinct Nevado de Colima, 4,200 meters (13,375 feet) and the younger, active Volcan de Fuego de Colima, 3,820 meters (12,533 feet). The live volcano can …

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern fanfare. It is a whimsical and yet serious holiday that primarily takes place between October 31st and November 2nd. Mexico may have the most spectacular festivals in the hemisphere. Well known are festivities …

Mexico’s Bats

Photo: US Department of Agriculture, Vampire Bat Video University of Mexico Professor of Ecology Rodrigo Medellin travels deep into the Yucatan rainforest to research and photograph two rare carnivorous species of Vampire bat. Rodrigo Medellin http://web.ecologia.unam.mx/medellin https://www.instagram.com/rodrigomedellin1223/ https://twitter.com/rodrigomedellin Tweets by rodrigomedellin Photos Embedded Tweets Wonderful documentary about @rodrigomedellin's search for Mexico's false vampire bats, filmed …

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 …

Pueblos indígenas en red: apropiaciones tecnológicas contemporáneas

Photo: Danza de la Pluma, Teotitlán del Valle Mexico City – Livestreaming today Monday, October 22, International Symposium on “Networked Indigenous Peoples: Contemporary Technological Appropriations” (Simposio Internacional acerca de los “Pueblos indígenas en red: apropiaciones tecnológicas contemporáneas”) Key Links https://www.iis.unam.mx https://www.iis.unam.mx/event/pueblos-indigenas-en-red-apropiaciones-tecnologicas-contemporaneas https://www.facebook.com/IISUNAM/ https://www.youtube.com/user/canaliisunam Coordinator: Elena Nava Morales Participants: Natividad Gutiérrez Chong, Lilia Héber Pérez Díaz, …

Responsible Travel and Ecotourism in Mexico

Photo: Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Mexico boasts a well-established system of ground, air, and sea-based transportation, allowing easy access to and within country. Of note is the world-famous cuisine noted for its diversity and sophisticated flavors. Like potato dishes in Peru, Mexico’s corn dishes number in the thousands. Slow food (and slow agriculture … Mexico was the first country to domesticate …

50th Anniversary: Mexico Olympics 1968

Poster Mexico celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Olympics. Monday, October 8, 4pm-9pm, Cineteca Coloquio: Detrás de los Juegos de la XIX Olimpiada México 68 www.mexico68.org/es/intervenciones/coloquio-cineteca/cineteca.html” Facebook www.facebook.com/events/681238495587632/ Key Links http://www.mexico68.org https://www.olympic.org/Mexico-1968 Facebook Fanfarrias Olímpicas 50 años Olimpiada México 68 – Marlene Ehrenberg Tours En el Palacio de Bellas Artes, volvieron a sonar las …

México

Photo: Xochimilco Gardens Planeta.com is making a major revision to our award-winning online guide to Mexico. Suggestions are welcome as we connect locals and visitors by revising our guides to states and cities, parks and reserves, Indigenous cultures, festivals and food. Most of our changes are on internal pages and the previews/recaps of events. Amazon.com …