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 …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive EssayWe need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. There …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo: Monarch Sanctuary Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo (Promoting Protection). Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing bespoke trips for individual clients and small groups. Her …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – The mission of Conabio is to promote, coordinate, support, and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Linksconabio.gob.mxBúsqueda = SearchCarteles (Posters)Facebook – [email protected] Questions Tweet. Is there a way you could make …

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas …

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 HeadlinesFact Sheet: DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus Forget Trump’s Border …

Tamales

Photo: Biulú What’s a tamale? Tamales are self-contained meals using corn mixture to envelop goodness of meaty and vegy varieties. These are wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves and then steamed. Varieties served with chicken include verde, amarillo, mole and rajas. Veggie options include frijoles (beans), dulce (sweet) and chepil (a local herb). On the Pacific coast of …

La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Golfinas Publisher’s note: This feature was originally written in the early 2000s and is being updated. Suggestions are welcome. On Chiapas’ southern Pacific coast, the 357,824 acres (144,868 hectares) La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve is a coastal ecosystem of mangrove estuaries, semi-deciduous tropical forest, and seasonally flooded forests. Given the diversity of habitats, …

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, …