Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve

Photo: SEMARNAT, Fish Located at the southeastern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula, Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve encompasses more than 144,000 hectares of coral reefs, mangroves, beds of sea grass beds and sand beache. Banco Chinchorro is the largest platform type reef complex system in Mexico and because of its isolated position, it represents well-preserved natural …

Pueblos Mágicos = Magic Towns

Lingo Cards Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) is an initiative led by Mexico’s Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur), with the support from other federal agencies, to promote a series of towns around the country that offer visitors a “magical” experience – by reason of their natural beauty, cultural richness, traditions, folklore, historical relevance, cuisine, art crafts and …

Guanajuato Links

Guanajuato flag What would locals like others know about Guanajuato, Mexico? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesPromoverán ecoturismo de Guanajuato – Sol de LeonThis Charming Mexican City Was Voted the Best in the World for the 2nd Year in a Row – Travel and LeisureTravel Guide to Guanajuato, Mexico: Love at First …

Mexico’s Bats

Photo: US Department of Agriculture, Vampire Bat VideoUniversity of Mexico Professor of Ecology Rodrigo Medellin travels deep into the Yucatan rainforest to research and photograph two rare carnivorous species of Vampire bat. Rodrigo Medellinhttp://web.ecologia.unam.mx/medellinhttps://www.instagram.com/rodrigomedellin1223/https://twitter.com/rodrigomedellin Photos Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Mexico City Metro

Photo: Where is this metro? The Mexico City Metro, officially called Sistema de Transporte Colectivo, often shortened to STC, is a rapid transit system that serves the metropolitan area of Mexico City, including some municipalities in Mexico State. It is the second largest metro system in North America after the New York City Subway. Hashtag: …

Mexico City Links

Escudo Ciudad de México What would locals like others know about Mexico City? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random order: HeadlinesTaking In Mexico City’s History By Canoe And Bike – NPR @ckahnWhat It’s Like to Visit Mexico City Now – BloombergLa calle de Corregidora y su hermoso pasado lacustre – MXCityMexico City: a virtual …

September 29 is National Corn Day in Mexico #DíaNacionaldelMaíz

Poster: La Cosecha Market Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The country celebrates September 29 as Día Nacional del Maíz (National Corn Day). Hashtag: #DíaNacionaldelMaíz Planeta.com is curating tweets and other info that show off the variety and vulnerability of traditional corn in Mexico. …

Corn = Maíz =

Photo: Maíces biodiversidad y cultura (Museo Cabañas), Guadalajara Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. CelebrationsSeptiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico) Translating: CornSpanish: MaízAyöök: Tëëmt (Seed) Features Planeta.com

Mexico City’s Alameda Park

Photo: Tom Buckley, Policia Charra Publisher’s note – This feature was last updated in the early 2008. Major update soon. Google Maps Visitors are frequently surprised by the greenery in Alameda Park, one of the finest and most storied city parks in the world. Cottonwood trees (alamos) were planted in the late 1500s and these …

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

Photo Monterrey (elevation: 538 meters, 1,765 feet) is Mexico’s third-largest city and the country’s industrial capital. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/eche96tHYECyapDN7 Embedded Tweets Chipinque Parkchipinque.org.mx Cola de Caballomxcity.mx San Pedro Garza Garcíasanpedro.gob.mx – Parques – Mapa – FacebookWikipedia WikipediaMonterreyCerro de la Silla Nearby Planeta.com