Andes Mountains

Photo: Ron Mader, Ecuador 2002 (Some rights reserved) Andes Mountains: South American mountain range Wikipedia: The Andes mountain range stretch across seven South American continents and started to take formation around the same time that dinosaurs appeared on Earth (Triassic Period) Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Q4xzAFmKMDR81TbC6</p> Elsewhere on the Webbosquesandinos.org – Facebook – Flickr – YouTube ReportsConserving Ecosystem …

Guelaguetza con CITLALI

Screenshot A new YouTube Fave and a welcome contribution to the social and hungry web: Guelaguetza con CITLALI. Good friends are producing this wonderful series of how-to cooking videos – youtube.com/channel/UCY1xrMSR58JszHmHQa9_PzA – en español y zapoteco from the Oaxacan town of Teotitlán del Valle. Un nuevo favorito de YouTube y una contribución bienvenida a las …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about the Mexico/USA Borderlands? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat the growing number of Mexican migrant encounters at the border tells usSupreme Court rules Biden administration can end “remain in Mexico” policy, sending case back to a Texas courtTexas …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM (Some rights reserved) The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa since 1990. Events in 2020 and 2021 were cancelled for in-person attendance. 2022 dates: August 28-September 5. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Elotes = Corn (Used with permission) 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 …

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Photo: Tom Saunders, Sunset (Some rights reserved) The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) extends along 150 miles (240 km) the U.S.–Canada border in the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/41Ba4PpEsYsGRKWy6 Key LinksUSDA Forest Servicesavetheboundarywaters.org – @savethebwca The combined region of the BWCAW, Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, and Ontario’s Quetico and La Verendrye …

Vegas Radio

Photo: Ron Mader, Downtown Tower (some rights reserved) We spotlight radio in Las Vegas. Here are links to the local AM and FM broadcasters. Makeovers are frequent, so this page changes on a regular basis. Tune-In stations include 920AM, 100.9 FM, Rebel HD2 Essay 2022’s World Listening Day (July 18) asked us to “listen across …

Indigenous cultures, languages, and peoples in Canada

Poster (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Indigenous and First Nations peoples of Canada Celebrations and Commemorations June National Indigenous History Monthrcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1621447127773/1621447157184 June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay For more information on First Nations, Inuit and Métis-led virtual activities, please visit the official pages for National Indigenous Organizations: Assembly of First Nations Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami …

Benito Juárez

Photo: Ron Mader, Guelatao (Some rights reserved) Mexico commemorates Benito Pablo Juárez García (March 21, 1806 – July 18, 1872) with a federal holiday on the third Monday of March. His birthday is March 21. A Zapotec, Juárez is the only full-blooded Indigenous leader to serve as President of Mexico. His name is used frequently …

Mérida, Yucatán

Photo: Traveis, Green, White, Red (Some rights reserved) Mérida, the state capital of Yucatán is a fantastic hub for slow, cultural and natural adventures in México. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/QAbK3ucCy9jKm9PC7 Despite its tropical atmosphere, Mérida is actually located north of Mexico City (20° 58′ 12″ N compared to 19° 26′ 0″ N). The city is a gateway …