Que Vivan Los Tamales!

From the archives (1999) Mexico’s fiery cuisines stand in sharp contrast not only with traditional European cooking but also with each other. The regional variations and menus make Mexican cuisine one of the most sophisticated in the world. Author Jeffrey Pilcher uses food itself to provide a unique, insider’s guide to Mexican history and politics. …

San Luis Potosí y el Ecoturismo: Estrategia de Desarrollo Sostenible (1999)

por Ricardo del Blanco Después de entender las fuerzas y el mercado del ecoturismo a nivel nacional como internacional quiero introducirme a un ejemplo regional. Analizaremos como el ecoturismo puede ayudar a al estado de San Luis Potosí a llegar a un desarrollo integral. Este desarrollo se dará en comunidades que tengan el potencial necesario …

Mexican Meanderings Newsletter

#50 November-December 1999 Hasta Luego, Amigos Favorite Places #49 September-October 1999 Sombrerete, a Hill and a Town Chalchihuites #48 July-August 1999 Copala, Butter, Banana Creme Pie A Bus Adventure #47 May-June 1999 Santo Domingo church (Oax) Security in Mexico #46 March-April 1999 Izamal (Yuc) By Train Merida (Yuc), 2nd Look #45 January-February 1999 Tepic & …

The Origin of Mexican Folk Healing

Huichol Artwork by Annette Sandoval Despacio se va lejos.Slowly one goes far away. Mexican folk medicine is a healing philosophy with several disparate pasts. Two significant influences are the seemingly incompatible races of the American Indian and the Spanish conquistadors. The fusion of these two cultures has created the unique healing philosophy of the Mexican …

Concepción y Perspectivas del Ecoturismo en México (1998)

Photo From the archives. First published in 1998. Written by Arturo Carballo SandovalRESUMEN El presente artículo analiza el evolución del Ecoturismo en Mexico. También ofrece información de las Areas Naturales Protegidas y su contribución para el futuro del ecoturismo. México cuenta con un amplia variedad de recursos naturales, ecológicos, históricos y culturales en toda la …

Huichol Yarn Paintings (1998)

by Charmayne McGee Mexico — The first Huichol I saw during  my fifteen years living in Mexico as a freelance photojournalist was  walking the streets of a small Mexican hill town.  I was struck first by his gentle gait. Even more, I noticed the elaborately embroidered clothing he was wearing.  His white  muslin trousers and …

Digesting Borderland Environmental News = Por un nuevo periodismo ambiental en la zona fronteriza (1997)

Poster From the archives. This presentation was made at a 1997 conference. When it chooses to cover the U.S.-Mexico border, the majority of both U.S. and Mexican press accounts portray the border as a sharp dividing line, with one set of issues in the United States and another in Mexico. The reality is that the …

Zona del Silencio, puerta del universo (Los Desiertos Magneticos del Mundo)

por Armin Gomez Un desierto cuya inmensidad bordean montañas con aspecto de crateres, donde abundan aereolitos esparcidos en sus alrededores, asi como el recuerdo de un cohete espacial que cayo en su arido territorio, hacen de la misteriosa Zona del Silencio, en el norte del Pais un escenario sideral. A esta impresion contribuye la magnifica …

Mapping Out Calakmul (1997)

Photo: Sergey Yeliseev, Sitio From the archives (1997) by Cynthia Brink and Laray Polk Mexico — When my partner Laray and I began planning a college field study course focusing on archaeology, iconography and history of the Maya, both she (as professor) and I (as Mexico liaison) knew that we would have to make a …