Mexico Hosts #TianguisTuristico2018

Buzzwords Mazatlán, Mexico hosts the annual Tianguis Turístico April 15-18, 2018. Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico2018 Key Links http://tianguisturisticomexico.com.mx Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Is there a directory of Indigenous-owned tourism services? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México

The latest in the series of videos from Seminario Cocinas en México: Amalia Attolini talks about Mexico City’s markets and kitchens. Key Links Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México – Seminario Cocinas en México 2018 http://static.ow.ly/docs/Amalia%20Attolini%20mercados%20mayas_7s0D.pdf Planeta.com México Mexico’s Culinary Histories What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? Food, Health and Cultivating Communities …

CONANP

Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas or CONANP) works to conserve the natural patrimony of the country. Key Links https://www.gob.mx/conanp https://plus.google.com/u/0/102532679978214283851 https://www.youtube.com/user/conanp2 Descarga el mapa actualizado de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Decretadas     Planeta.com México Wild México

Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve

Parks The Tehuacán-Cuicatlán biosphere reserve is a protected natural area located in southeastern Mexico. Its name derives from its two main locations: Cuicatlán and Tehuacán. Almost all of the reserve is part of the upper basin Papaloapan river, one of the largest rivers of Mexico, even though in this area the humidity is not enough …

Mexico Links

Photo 2018 Headlines Historia del desagüe del Valle de México – El Universal Headlines Using Billions in Government Cash, Mexico Controls News Media – NY Times http://relatosehistorias.mx/numero-vigente/recuento-de-los-danos-al-patrimonio-historico-mexicano-tras-los-terremotos-de http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/estados/2016/12/20/bacalar-paraiso-maya-que-resistio-piratas http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2017/03/02/actualidad/1488476431_367486.html http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38019604 http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2016/11/02/mexico_a_glass_half_full.html http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/29/a-royal-wizard-s-psychedlic-palace-in-the-mexican-jungle.html Mexico Sitting on Untapped Entrepreneurial Talent The city that feeds Mexico City A Valle de Bravo archaeological site is being covered with a …

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 …

Tequesquitengo

Tequesquitengo, Morelos is located on the shores of Lake Tequesquitengo. The name comes from the Nahuatl language, composed of two words: Tequixquitl = tequezquite (sodium carbonate), tenco = place on the shore, and that means “Place on the shore of tequezquite.” Locals call the town “Teques.” Spotlight on Barranca Honda Gracias @TopiltzinCM por enseñarme a …

Oaxaca Easter 2018

Photos and tweets from Oaxaca, Mexico during Easter Week and Holy Week 2018. Special spotlight on the artisans and artists. Suggestions welcome as we curate Facebook posts and tweets. Request – Please show us photos from the local markets, fairs and altars. If you take pictures of people, please ask their permission. Viernes de Dolores …

Easter in Mexico

Photo: Boris’ altar for Viernes de Dolores (2005) Mexico celebrates Easter with great passion. In 2018 Holy Week is celebrated March 25-April 1. Easter Week (Semana de Pascua) is the week afterward. Carnival Easter season traditionally begins with Carnival, a holiday that can begin up to two weeks before the beginning of Lent (Cuaresma). Carnival …