Puerto Escondido

Photo: Laguna Manialtepec Puerto Escondido is a picturesque retreat on Oaxaca’s Pacific Coast. A 19th-century shipping point for coffee plantations and later ‘discovered’ by surfers in the 1970s, Puerto Escondido is a relatively new town. The town’s official founding dates to 1928 when it took its names from rocks in the harbor known to sailors …

Concepción y Perspectivas del Ecoturismo en México (1998)

Photo From the archives. First published in 1998. Written by Arturo Carballo Sandoval RESUMEN El presente artículo analiza el evolución del Ecoturismo en Mexico. También ofrece información de las Areas Naturales Protegidas y su contribución para el futuro del ecoturismo. México cuenta con un amplia variedad de recursos naturales, ecológicos, históricos y culturales en toda …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo. Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing trips that are bespoke and out of the ordinary. She has a mastery …

Mexico City’s Coyoacán Neighborhood

Photo: Market Coyoacán (‘The coyote waterplace’ in Nahuatl) is one of the 16 delegaciones (boroughs) in Mexico City. Cultural World The district’s main square is a middle-class suburb centered on two busy squares, Jardín Centenario and Plaza Hidalgo. An important street in Coyoacán is Francisco Sosa which starts in Avenida Universidad and ends in Coyoacán’s …

Coloquio Internacional Vida y creencias en la Huasteca posclásica

November 2018 event Coloquio Internacional Vida y creencias en la Huasteca posclásica (International Colloquium Life and beliefs in the post-classical Huasteca) YouTube Bienvenida al Coloquio por: Antonio Saborit. Director, Museo Nacional de Antropología Claude Stresser-Péan. Directora, Fundación Stresser-Péan Mesa Tamtoc Ponencias: Uso y transformación del paisaje precolombino de la región del río Tampaón Guillermo Córdova …

México 2018

Poster What’s happening in Mexico in 2018? We are paying attention to the national election as well timely tours, environmental conservation and cultural heritage. Curating tweets and pointing to timely resources on the social web. Suggestions are welcome. Twitter Moment Mexico 2018 Mexico 2018 🇲🇽 Headlines https://showsnob.com/2018/11/09/vice-season-6-episode-24-reacp https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/14/cancun-tourist-paradise-mexico-drug-violence Elections Mexico 2018 Elections Planeta.com México Mexico’s …

Mexico Parks Explained

Photo When is a national park a national park and a biosphere reserve a biosphere reserve? There are some big difference among parks and reserves in Mexico, and it is important to review how Mexico classifies these protected areas. Background In Mexico there are tk protected areas cover tk million hectares or tk percent of …

2018 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Photo Mexico’s celebrations of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead are world famous. Here are snapshots from 2018: Oaxaca, Mexico Michoacán Background 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 …

Colima

Photo: Wonderlane, Colima One of the smallest states in Mexico, Colima boasts a variety of ecosystems, ranging from snow-covered volcanoes to tropical lagoons. In the Náhuatl language of the Aztecs, Colima means “the place where the old god is dominant.” Natural World This tropical dry forest on Mexico’s Pacific coast of Mexico is characterized by …

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 …