Mazunte

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg Enriquez / Rebozo Tours The Pacific coast town of Mazunte is famous for its sea turtles and recommended for chilling out. First the turtles. Thousands of Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys) turtles arrive en masse to lay their eggs in nearby Escobilla Bay. The nesting season usually begins in May and lasts for several …

Pinacate Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Pinacate Biosphere Reserve The Pinacate Reserve and the abutting Gran Desierto de Altar Reserve are less than a day’s drive from the U.S.-Mexico border. Together, the two contiguous reserves protect the sea, coast, and inland desert. Closure: As of March 2020 access to the craters is closed due to problems with the local ejido …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: At the church (2007) Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi or Ladih in the local language). Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/DbWimDqvvGRwAh5a6 Natural WorldIn the Náhuatl language of …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive EssayWe need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. There …

Santa María Atzompa

Photo: Ceramics The potters of Santa María de Atzompa produce the best-selling ceramics of the state of Oaxaca. This village of potters is one of the most popular destinations in Oaxaca’s Central Valley and visitors are encouraged to spend time at the family workshops as well as at the Mercado de Artesanias on the main …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesIn photos: Life along the U.S.-Mexico borderBiden to nominate progressive Tucson police chief to lead border agencyCoyotes reveal their secrets on how they cross the U.S.-Mexico borderPerspective: The U.S. shut the border. We made …

Xochicalco

Photo: David Cabrera, Ball court Spotlight on Xochicalco Key Linksinah.gob.mx Google Maps Questions = Preguntas ​When our current pandemic ends and travel resumes, what suggestions are there for visiting the site and nearby communities in ways that benefit locals? = Cuando termina nuestra pandemia actual y se reanuda el viaje, ¿qué sugerencias hay para visitar …

Hermosillo

Photo: Edgar Guzman, Naranjeros de Hermosillo Stadium Hermosillo was founded at the meeting place of the Sonora and San Miguel Rivers, also north of a semi-arid zone and just 65 miles (105 km) east of the Sea of Cortez. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/joTYHJiKaYBs11xA7 Cultural WorldAs the capital of the state of Sonora, the city offers a variety …

Durango Links

Durango flag Links related to Durango, Mexico presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesImpulsarán el ecoturismo en Durango Durango Turisticodurangoturistico.com – @durangoturistic – Facebook [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] Embedded Tweets Videos Los mejores sitios para visitar Durango y Mazatlán, el nacimiento de un romance… Newslavozdgo.com Parque Nacional RaymundoEl Parque Nacional Raymundo recibe hasta 300 visitantes diarios – Noticias del …