Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Elotes = Corn Planeta.com is updating our coverage and recommendations for slow adventures and culinary tourism in Mexico’s kitchens, markets, and restaurants. = Planeta.com está actualizando nuestra cobertura y recomendaciones para aventuras lentas y turismo culinario en las cocinas, mercados, y restaurantes de México. Questions = Preguntas Are there recommended pages or …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Felicidades What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? In 2021 we are talking with friends including Marlene Ehrenberg about the revitalization of the formal ecological park. Our major request is that the park develop its own website, Facebook …

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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FLxncteRzhQKZQ2i8 Planeta

Hostile Terrain 94

Poster Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) is a participatory art project sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research-art-education-media collective, directed by anthropologist Jason De León. The exhibition is composed of some 3,200 handwritten toe tags that represent migrants who have died trying to cross the Sonoran Desert of Arizona between the mid-1990s and 2019. These tags …

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 …

Alebrijes

Photo: San Martin Tilcajete — Workshop of Vicente Hernández, Avenida Oriente #8 Invented in the 1950s, alebrijes, the brightly colored wood carvings are a recent addition to folk arts are among the best-selling Mexican folk art in the world. First developed in the style of popular paper mache figures, alebrijes were monster-type figures produced in …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library What would locals like others know about the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhy 15,000 Migrants Ended Up in One Spot on the U.S.-Mexico BorderUS extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully …

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. There will be much-needed updates to the national parks and borderland jewels Big Bend National Park, Copper Canyon, …

Tlaxcala

Photo: Dinesh Rao, Meeting Tlaxcala is Mexico’s smallest state and is bordered to the west by the State of México, to the northwest by Hidalgo, and to the north, east, and south by Puebla. Also see: Tlaxcala City Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/WzeqBUTxxrStX1Sn9 Cities Planeta.com

Mexico Indigenous

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Mural, Educational Services, Museo Nacional de Antropologia Spotlight on Indigenous Mexico FeaturesAyöök (Mixe)ChinantecoMayaMixtecZapotec Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas (INALI)inali.gob.mx – Facebook – YouTube – @INALIMEXICO Los Mexicanos vistos por sí mismoshttp://www.losmexicanos.unam.mxhttp://www.losmexicanos.unam.mx/indigenas/encuesta_nacional.htmlhttp://www.dgcs.unam.mx/boletin/bdboletin/2016_490.html Dirección General de Culturas Populares, Indígenas y Urbanas de la Secretaría de Culturahttps://www.culturaspopulareseindigenas.gob.mxhttps://www.culturaspopulareseindigenas.gob.mx/index.php/quienes-somos/[email protected] Elsewhere on the Weblenguasindigenas.mx – Youtube ReportsLos Pueblos …