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: HeadlinesCoyotes reveal their secrets on how they cross the U.S.-Mexico borderPerspective: The U.S. shut the border. We made our binational relationship work. – El Paso Times @laurenvillagran9 questions about the humanitarian crisis on the border, …

Milpa

Buzzwords As part of our series of global vocabulary, we would like to start a cheer for the milpa. Milpa = TranslatingMaya: koolMazahua: tjööMixteca: itzzuOtomí: huähiPurépecha: tarhetaTotonaco: takuxtuTzotzil: yaxcolTarahuma: ichírariZapoteco: guela or cue DefinitionsMilpa is a crop-growing system used throughout Mesoamerica. It has been most extensively described in the Yucatán peninsula area of Mexico. The …

Exploring Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park

Photo: Cascarita It is easy to see the sharp contrast between the greenery of Chapultepec Park and the surrounding gray megalopolis. This is one of the most impressive city parks in the world. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/UVc5BYTkcM3bfXKG7 El Foco Green SpacesLong before urban sprawl crept to the borders, the park was a refuge of the kings of …

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] Pixk Webinars 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 Tweets Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kumoontun …

Mexico’s Food and Culinary Adventures

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Elotes = Corn 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. HeadlinesMexico’s ancient-caviarWhere there’s no queso in quesadillaCarne Asada, …

Puebla

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Museo Internacional del Barroco Puebla is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the north and east, Hidalgo, México, Tlaxcala and Morelos to the west, and Guerrero and Oaxaca to the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/VATXZJ9DGKD7N5Uf8 CelebrationsCinco de Mayo HeadlinesEsferas de Navidad, coloridas obras de arte FacebookEcoturismo San Martín del Valle [email protected]@[email protected]@TurismoenPuebla Tourism [email protected]@Puebla Radiolamejorpuebla.mx …

Exploring Cancún

Photo: Erik Cleves Kristensen, Beach Cancún is a made-to-order resort, built specifically for tourism at the northeastern tip of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The city was founded on April 20, 1970. This city boasts terrific infrastructure for receiving and transporting environmental travelers to less congested areas, such as the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and Celestún. The …

Nevado de Toluca

Photo: Semarnat Nevado de Toluca is a large stratovolcano in central Mexico, located about 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Mexico City near the city of Toluca. At 4,558 meters or 13,800 feet, it is the fourth highest of Mexico’s peaks, after Pico de Orizaba, Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl. The mountain, named Xinantécatl, or ‘the naked …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Felicidades What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? In 2021 we are talking with friends including Marlene Ehrenberg about the revitalization of the formal ecological park. Our major request is that the park develop its own website, Facebook …

Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Diana Hernandez, Cacti Spotlight on one of our fave places in Mexico: the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/YYLUe3vEntUvky3f7 July 2, 2018 the 42WHC added this park to the World Heritage List.https://www.planeta.com/42whc Wikipedia: The Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve is a protected natural area located in southeastern Mexico. Its name derives from its two main locations: Cuicatlán …