Corn = Maíz =

Photo: Criollo Corn Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. Celebrations Septiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico) #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Facebook YouTube Seminario “Cocinas en México, procesos biosociales, históricos y reproducción cultural” Tema: …

Mexico States

Photo Mexico has 31 states and the Federal District. Aguascalientes Baja California Baja California Sur Campeche Chiapas Chihuahua Colima Coahuila Durango Estado de Mexico (State of Mexico) Guanajuato Guerrero Hidalgo Jalisco Mexico City Michoacán Morelos Nayarit Nuevo Leon Oaxaca Puebla Querétaro Quintana Roo San Luis Potosi Sinaloa Sonora Tabasco Tamaulipas Tlaxcala Veracruz Yucatán Zacatecas Flickr …

Lagunas de Montebello National Park

Photo: Roberto Llebig, Lago Lagunas de Montebello National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello) is locate in Chiapas, near the border with Guatemala, comprising 59 multi-colored lakes in a pine forest and two Maya archaeological sites. It was the first national park in Chiapas when created in 1959, and in 2009 the park was …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Xochimilco What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a case study in sustainable tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. On my list of top places in the …

Veracruz Links

Veracruz Flag Links related to the city and state of Veracruz, Mexico presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @pmagicosver @XicoVeracruzMx @ClubTiburones Embedded Tweets Mi reconocimiento a la @SEMAR_mx por destinar este buque con 42 años de servicio, a la conservación el Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano pic.twitter.com/hEPqBsahXh — Rafael Pacchiano A. (@RafaelPacchiano) November 6, 2017 Hoy más …

Aztecs

Photo: Mexico City Museum 2019 is the 500th anniversary of 1519’s landing of the Spanish. More about this online 1519 – 2019 The Aztecs, also known as Mixecas or Nahuas, founded their capital, Tenochitlán, in 1325. In only two centuries, the Aztecs rose from a wandering tribe to the rulers of an enormous empire. Throughout …

Easter in Mexico

Photo: Boris’ altar for Viernes de Dolores (2005) Mexico celebrates Easter with great passion. In 2019 Holy Week is celebrated April 14-20. 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 is …

Guadalajara, Jalisco

Photo Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco is the country’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of Latin America’s wealthiest urban centers and an attractive place to host events, including the Pan American Games and the annual book fair! Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the …

Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications Institute (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones)

Logo Wikipedia: The Federal Telecommunications Institute (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones, abbreviated as IFT and incorrectly referred to as IFETEL) is an independent government agency of Mexico charged with the regulation of telecommunications and broadcasting services. It was formed on September 10, 2013, as part of larger reforms to Mexican telecom regulations, and replaced the Federal …

Mexico City Links

Escudo Ciudad de México Links related to Mexico City presented in somewhat random order: Headlines Palacio de los Condes se abre a innovación y cultura – Universal Must Visit Stops on the Metro Mexico City for book lovers – @MexicoRetold Water Crisis Features 1519 – 2019 Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum Facebook La Ciudad de …