Exploring Mérida

Photo: City Park Mérida, the state capital of Yucatán is a terrific hub for natural and cultural adventures. 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 to the Celestún Biosphere Reserve. Explore the surrounding countryside if …

Chicxulub Impact Crater

Photo: Hotel Medio Mundo, Chicxulub Sign Located offshore of the town of Progreso lies the Chicxulub Impact Crater, buried deep under hundreds of meters of sediment. Google Maps HistorySome 65 million years ago, an iridium-rich asteroid at least 10 kilometers-wide struck the earth and which many suggest caused the extinction of 45% of species on …

Kumoontun

Photo: Marco introduces Kumoontun Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative promotes research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. Key [email protected] This Week Publication Featureshttps://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun/blog/engracia-p%C3%A9rez-castro Apphttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seit.felix.kumoontun 2020https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1259861986088812552 2019 – Now Available For Mac OS!https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1188933906164264960 Periscopehttps://www.pscp.tv/w/1YqGojrOYqNKv For a multilingual Internet Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1186693076410159106https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1095478806054359041https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1070866450364227586https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1071164672345325568https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1069778042338377729https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1069711549500190721https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1097979772133654530https://twitter.com/Reporte_Indigo/status/1147203536947576832https://twitter.com/INALIMEXICO/status/1160665677767819265https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1190074894882656256https://twitter.com/AyuukMarco/status/1066826402773778434 Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kumoontun …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Arches The city of Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) boasts one of the most agreeable climates in the country and is adorned with colorful flowers year-round, earning the moniker “land of eternal spring.” Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/BHUgXfGgkC7DMNvu7 HistoryCapital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca has a storied past. What is today the state of Morelos …

Wild Mexico (México Silvestre)

Photo: Semarnat, Contacto con la naturaleza Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Mexico. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. 2020 Parks Government Agencies Wildlife Celebrations Planeta.com

Mexico Tourism

Photo: Taxco Updating our snapshot of travel and tourism in Mexico. This month we will index the government’s tourism portals at federal, state, and local levels. Are websites updated? Are social web channels used? = Actualizando nuestra instantánea de viajes y turismo en México. Este mes indexaremos los portales de turismo del gobierno a nivel …

Normal Mexican Guy

Logo One of our 2020 faves during the quaranstreaming. Love the drone video of Mexico City from Normal Mexican Guy, who on Instagram says “Trying to show the best face of Mexico through aerial photos. One may not know well the place they call home until they see the aerial perspective.” Key LinksYouTube – PlaylistsInstagram …

Morelos

Photo: Cuernavaca Looking for a reason to visit Morelos? As always, it’s about food, nature, and people. This is the birthplace of Emiliano Zapata. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/x2rzHFoYf5xXaCfb8 Geography – Morelos is bordered by the State of México to the northeast and northwest, Puebla to the east, and Guerrero to the southwest. Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/sds_morelos/status/868120259651391489https://twitter.com/TomBuckley519/status/895004150966226945https://twitter.com/lluviaramirezn1/status/898352183594405888 Places Planeta.com

El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve

Photo: J. Paulo Carbajal-Borges, El bosque de niebla Chiapas, Mexico – The Biosphere Reserve El Triunfo protects the central portion of the Sierra Madre Mountains. With an area of 119,177 hectares, El Triunfo protects two of the most threatened ecosystems of Mexico: The Mountain Mesofile Forest (Cloud Forest) and the Tropical Humid Rainforest of Soconusco. …

Veracruz Links

Veracruz Flag Links related to the city and state of Veracruz, Mexico presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected] Embedded Tweets [email protected] Soccerclubtiburonesrojos.mx FoodHuachinango_a_la_Veracruzana – Wikipedia Headlineshttps://www.animalpolitico.com/2020/04/adan-vez-lira-el-ambientalista-que-se-opuso-a-las-minas-y-promovio-el-turismo-ecologico-en-veracruz A farm in Mexico is growing a solution to climate change Photos Cofre de Perote WikipediaVeracruz Planeta.com