Chiapas’ Laguna Miramar (1999)

By John Noble From the archives (July 1999) Chiapas, Mexico — Beautiful, pristine Laguna Miramar, 100 kilometers south-east of Ocosingo, is the largest lake in the Lacandon jungle. It is becoming known — and accessible — to the outside world thanks to a successful community ecotourism project by the village whose territory borders its western …

Mexico City’s Barrio Tourism

Photo: Chapultepec Park New initiative from Mexico City Tourism: Turismo de Barrio = Barrio Tourism Barrio Tourism is a window to the identity and true essence of Mexico City. It is a maximum recognition of our roots, our culture, the dedication and effort of each and every one of the inhabitants of this wonderful city. …

Tlacolula de Matamoros

Photo: Market Tlacolula de Matamoros has a storied past. The Zapotecs founded this town around the year 1250 and called it Guichiibaa. Sunday Market Sunday is Market Day and this is one of the oldest in all of Mesoamerica, and it is the largest in the Central Valleys. Locals used to refer to this market …

Guelaguetza 2019

Poster What is Guelaguetza, and could it actually ‘get you’ July 22 and 29? The stage is set for this year’s performances in Oaxaca de Juárez on the last two Mondays of July this year. Performances at 9:45am and 4:45pm local time. Join us as we watch, enjoy and amplify the livestreaming video from Oaxaca, …

CORTV

Elsewhere on the Web The Corporación Oaxaqueña de Radio y Televisión (CORTV), aka the Oaxacan Radio and Television Corporation, is a government agency of Oaxaca charged with the operation of radio and television stations in the state. Official spin: CORTV is a public non-profit means of communication that fosters the socio-cultural wealth of the state …

Mexcaltitán

Mexcaltitán is a small village laid out like a wheel. The town occupies an island in the middle of a saltwater lagoon. Streets are underwater during the rainy season, prompting the use of boats that ferry people around. If you want to visit, you’ll need to take a wooden boat (lancha) from La Batanga, a …

Diagnóstico del Ecoturismo en el Contexto de México (Diagnosis of Ecotourism in the Context of Mexico)

Photo: Cacamahuilpa Caverns From the archives Diagnostico del Ecoturismo en el Contexto de Mexico (Diagnosis of Ecotourism in the Context of Mexico) por Angel Nieva March/Marzo 2002 México — Dentro de las tendencias de las instituciones y organizaciones esta el aplicar la planeacion estrategica en sus areas de competencia; entendida esta como “el proceso por …

Mexican Food outside of Mexico

Eat Mexican Food Planeta.com features restaurants, events focusing on Mexican food outside of Mexico. Suggestions welcome. Features A Linguist Walks Into a Mexican Restaurant – Edible Baja Arizona When We Fled Oaxaca, Albondigas Made Us Feel at Home Embedded Tweets Dear LA: We can’t take anymore of your awesomeness. Signed, the rest of America. https://t.co/K9uiSJUOfV …

Mexico Weather

🌎México esta tarde de lunes ⚡️Tormentas afectan varias regiones, principalmente el noroeste, occidente, centro y sur con granizo en algunos sectores de Jal, EdoMex, Mich, que podrían extenderse hacia esta noche. ¿Les llueve en su ciudad? pic.twitter.com/ouucwSAjuH — ❄️Meteorología México❄️ (@InfoMeteoro) July 30, 2019 Tweets by InfoMeteoro

Zaachila

Zaachila, Oaxaca is famous for its weekly Thursday market, its fresh meats, its key role in Mixtec and Zapotec history and its very own Guelaguetza. NATURAL WORLD Zaachila is located in a fertile valley, irrigated by the Atoyac River. The center of town is lush with walnut and mesquite trees. CULTURAL WORLD The Santa María …