Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Key Linkstren-maya.mxEl Tren y la Tierra (PDF)@TrenMayaMX HeadlinesPolos dedesarrolloIs Mexico’s ‘Mayan Train’ a Boondoggle? – The Nation @mbeatley @SamShepEdwards @thenationConacyt ocultó informe crítico con el Tren Maya (Document PDF)Jueza sí concedió suspensión provisional contra Tren Maya, pero …

Mexico City’s Historic Center

Photo: Regia, Calle Donceles Updating a 20+ year old guide. Corrections and suggestions are welcome. Spotlight on the historic center of Mexico City Google Maps Where to eatLos Girasoles, Tacuba #8A. Adjacent to the National Art Museum and the Carlos IV statue, this restaurant offers a new take a traditional cuisine. Valet parking is available. …

Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park

Photo: Edwin Morales Clear days in Mexico City are measured by one’s ability to see the surrounding snowcapped mountains and peaks. LivestreamingFriday, October 2. Live from the Iztaccíhuatl Volcano today, 7pm Mexico time. Oscilaciones del Iztaccíhuatl / Oscillations from Iztaccihuatlhttp://www.antonioisaac.net/volcanesmexico-iztaccihuatlhttps://www.facebook.com/CONABIO/posts/10158823121634120 Google Maps Rumblings Outside the CapitalThe most impressive of mountains seen from Mexico City are the twin …

Mexico Tourism

Photos: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones Updating our snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. Planeta.com features links to official tourism portals at federal, state, and local levels. Are websites updated? Are social web channels used? = Actualizando nuestra coberatura de viajes y turismo en México. Indexaremos los portales de turismo del gobierno a nivel federal, …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Hojaldras 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. Headlineshttp://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190910-mexicos-ancient-caviarWhere there’s no queso in quesadillaCarne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos …

Tacos

Photo: Taqueria Juquilita serves up delicious Tacos de Barbacoa de Res Taco = a Mexican food dish consisting of a tortilla, typically folded, filled with various mixtures, such as seasoned meat, beans, lettuce, and tomatoes. Tortillas can be made from corn or flour. They can be lightly fried, warmed over fire, or served fresh from …

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: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]_Borderlands Sierra Clubsierraclub.org/[email protected]_Borderlands Sky [email protected]_Islands Fact CheckingDoes Border Wall Construction Threaten Native American Burial Sites? – Snopes HeadlinesThousands of unaccompanied minors arrive at US-Mexico border as Border Patrol grapples with COVID-19 deathsFact Sheet: DHS …

Celestún Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Xixim, Flamingos Mexico – Decreed a wildlife refuge in 1979 and a biosphere reserve in the 1980s, the Celestún Biosphere Reserve is the cradle of ecotourism (cuna del ecoturismo). A bit of tourism history – in 1983 this place inspired Hector Ceballos-Lascurain to coin the e-word. The economy thrives on the fishing and tourism, …

Oaxaca Tourism

Photo: Tule Tree Presenting Planeta.com’s guide to travel and tourism in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico Key Linkssectur.oaxaca.gob.mxPrensaBoletinesFacebook – [email protected]_GobOax municipiodeoaxaca.gob.mxbusquedaprensainvita-ayuntamiento-de-[email protected]TurismoOaxaca_ Questions Are press conference statements and documents available online? Are press conferences available as videos? 2020 Please let us know if the video is online. = Háganos saber si el video está en línea. …

ByT Band: Sesiones al Natural

Screenshot: Cerro del Creston What are we quaranstreaming? Our favorite funky band in Oaxaca is going al natural to the lake in San Pablo Huitzo. ByT Band (Blancas AND Tlayudas) (@bytband) performs at markets, on buses, and now in the countryside and notable dams. For great tunes and kite flying, check out = ¿Qué estamos …