Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas …

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, …

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

Proyecto Crónica Mexicana

Mexico flag Today’s video in Spanish looks at the Proyecto Crónica Mexicana project: Presentación de la plataforma Proyecto Crónica Mexicana Participan: Diego Prieto Hernández – Director General del INAH Yasushi Takase – Embajador de Japón Presentan: Aurora Diez Canedo – Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, UNAM Gabriela Pulido Llano – Directora General de la Coordinaci{on de …

Guadalajara Links

Guadalajara flag Links related to Guajalajara, Jalisco presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines 5 formas de nombrar a Guadalajara y su significado – Zona Guadalajara Government guadalajara.gob.mx Transporte Público = Public Transportation https://syt.jalisco.gob.mx/rutas-y-tarifas https://moovitapp.com/index/en/public_transit-Guadalajara-2900 Buscar rutas cercanas https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transporte_en_Guadalajara Genera Alternativa Manuel Acuña #469, Colonia Centro https://generaalternativas.weebly.com Facebook 4to Festival de lenguas y culturas originarias Book …

Kumoontun

Image Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative participates in research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. Look for updates in 2019. 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 Frases para este …

Mexico’s National Indigenous Language Fair (Feria de las lenguas indígenas nacionales) 2019

Poster Mexico City – As part of the global celebration of August 9, International Day of Indigenous Peoples, the National Institute of Indigenous Languages ​​(INALI), organizes the National Indigenous Languages ​​Fair (Feria de las lenguas indígenas nacionales). 2019 dates: August 9-11. Hashtag: #FLIN19 With the motto “not one language less,” this event aims to make …

Red Mexicana de Ecoturismo (Mexico Ecotourism Network)

Poster From the archives From 1999-2013 Planeta sponsored the Red Mexicana de Ecoturismo (Mexico Ecotourism Network) to focus attention on responsible travel and ecotourism in Mexico. This has been a successful experiment in 1) bridging events that take place online and in the natural world and 2) encouraging creative collaboration. The early meetings took place …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010. ‘Colibri’ means ‘hummingbird’ in Spanish. Winners include Steve Bridger, Gerhard Buttner, Hector Ceballos-Lascurain,Jorge Chàvez de la Peña, Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Verena Gerber, Marlene Ehrenberg, Juan Carlos Ibarra, Pedro Martinez, Jennifer Morfín, Allan Rhodes, Antonio Suárez, and Francisco …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …