Uxmal

Photo: Steve Bridger, Nunnery World Heritage: The Mayan town of Uxmal, in Yucatán, was founded c. A.D. 700 and had some 25,000 inhabitants. The layout of the buildings, which date from between 700 and 1000, reveals a knowledge of astronomy. The Pyramid of the Soothsayer, as the Spaniards called it, dominates the ceremonial centre, which …

Liga Mexicana de Béisbol Links

Photo Links related to the Liga Mexicana de Béisbol presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Sources: Citing ‘corruption’ and ‘fraud,’ MLB bans transactions with Mexican League Older features Víctor Bojórquez será el nuevo manager de los Diablos Rojos Embedded Tweets ⚾👀 Si no te ubicas en el parque de pelota de tu equipo favorito utiliza …

Aeroméxico

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Tamales

Photo: Biulú What’s a tamale? Tamales are self-contained meals using corn mixture to envelop goodness of meaty and vegy varieties. These are wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves and then steamed. Varieties served with chicken include verde, amarillo, mole and rajas. Veggie options include frijoles (beans), dulce (sweet) and chepil (a local herb). On the Pacific coast of …

Saltillo

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Saltillo The state capital of Coahuila, Saltillo (elevation: 1,600 meters) has preserved more of the hallmarks of its colonial past. Natural World El Cerro del Pueblo overlooks the city. Due to its higher elevation, the city is much cooler and drier than nearby Monterrey. Desert Museum The Chihuahuan Desert takes …

Tula

Photo Tula is in the southwestern part of the state of Hidalgo in central Mexico. Natural World The site is at and around the junction of the Río Rosas and the Río Tula. That said, the region is very arid. Toltecs Tula was the capital of the Toltec civilization, established around 900AD. In the 9th …

Potencial del Ecoturismo en Campamentos Tortugueros de Mexico

Photo From the archives / desde los archivos (1999) por Angel Nieva Resumen En el presente artículo se resalta la viabilidad de incorporar dentro de las estrategias de desarrollo de los campamentos tortugueros del país el ecoturismo desde la perspectiva de la planeación ambiental, para lograr que su manejo sea más productivo y efectivo en …

Exploring Mérida

Photo Mérida, the state capital of Yucatán is a terrific hub for both ecological and archaeological adventure. Curiously, despite its tropical atmosphere, Mérida is actually located north of Mexico City (20° 58′ 12″ N compared to 19° 26′ 0″ N). Built on the Maya city of T’ho, which was constructed with white limestone, Mérida has …

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Valerie Hukalo, 2006 South of tourism hotspots Cancún and Tulum lies the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Sian Ka’an is Mayan for ‘where the sky is born.’ Such poetic language perfectly suits this lovely reserve, which comprises tropical forests, wetlands, reefs and a beautiful Caribbean coast. Most travelers head to Punta Allen for sportfishing and …

Comal

Buzzwords Comal = a smooth griddle (metal or earthenware) typically used in Mexico, Central, and parts of South America to cook tortillas, toast spices and nuts, and generally prepare food Flickr Comal Foods cooked with a comal Memela Tlayuda Conversation Starters What sort of corn are you using? Where did the corn come from? What …