Month: June 2022

Oaxaca Chocolate

Photo: Chocoluchy (Some rights reserved) Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. Embedded Tweets HistoryChocolate comes…

Sequoias

Photo: Peter Sekely, Mariposa Grove (Some rights reserved) Sequoia = a redwood tree, especially the California redwood Sequoias, aka Sequoiadendron giganteum, are the most massive trees on Earth. Wildfires torched…

Rice

Photo: Beth Kanter, Cheoung Kok Rice = Seeds of a grass that is widely cultivated as a source of food FYIThe oldest records of rice cultivation trace it to South…

Chichén-Itzá

Photo: Comefilm, Equinox (Some rights reserved) One of the most spectacular of the classic Mayan cities is Chichén-Itzá. At Chichén Itzá, visitors gather to see something fantastic during the vernal…

Bees

Photo: Christopher Gezon / Zion National Park, Honey Bee (Some rights reserved) Bee = Insect with four wings that is related to the wasps, gathers pollen and nectar from flowers…