Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum

Twitter: MNA Archives One of our fave museos: National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropología) in Mexico City. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-5pm. Mask mandate and max capacity: 1,000 people per day. Anniversary celebration on September 17. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/QnAn8KXvdnD6guZS7 Key Linksmna.inah.gob.mxGeneral information (Español)Current [email protected]_inah Questions How has COVID19 changed the museum experience for staff and …

Mexico Notebook

Photo: Venus (Some rights reserved) Many books have been written about Mexico under the guise of ‘guidebooks’ that, in reality, are nothing more than compilations of hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, along with a few tips about where to buy authentic handicrafts that almost look as if they came from Mexico and not Taiwan … These …

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 …

Teotihuacán

Photo: Dennis Jarvis, Mexico (Some rights reserved) Teotihuacán (elevation: 2,300 meters or 7,500 feet) boasts the third-largest pyramid in the world, and the remains of an ancient city. Among the archaeological sites many mysteries – the original name is not known. The site covers a total surface area of 83 square kilometers and was declared …

Mexico City’s Historic Center

Photo: Tania Victoria/ Secretaría de Cultura de la Ciudad de México, Museo de la Ciudad (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on the historic center of Mexico City Google Maps HeadlinesLa historia de la calle de Corregidora – @mxc_insider Where to eatLos Girasoles, Tacuba #8A. Adjacent to the National Art Museum and the Carlos IV statue, this …

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 …

Chile en nogada

Photo: Andrea’s Chile en nogada (Some rights reserved) Among our fave Mexican foods: Wikipedia: Chiles en nogada is a dish, traditionally served at room temperature with cold cream sauce, from Mexican cuisine. The name comes from the Spanish word for the walnut tree, nogal. It consists of poblano chilis filled with picadillo (a mixture usually …

El Foco

Artwork Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour (and in 2020, bike tours!) of the streets, neighborhoods, legends, and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 5pm on ADN40. The episodes are uploaded …

Nuevo León

Photo: Ron Mader, Mountains in Nuevo Leon (Some rights reserved) Nuevo Leon is bordered by Coahuila, Tamaulipas, and San Luis Potosi. The state is known for its industrial heritage, particularly in Monterrey. Wilderness areas are easily visited and include Monterrey’s own Chipinque Park and Cola de Caballo and other more remote areas such as Sierra …

Villa de Etla

Screenshot: CORTV, Aurelio Reyes Ramírez Villa de Etla was founded by the Zapotecs and its name means “where beans abound”, this community is an important piece in the history of Oaxaca and that is why it has great architectural pieces such as the Dominican Convent of the sixteenth century. = La Villa de Etla fue …