Mexican Meanderings Newsletter

#50 November-December 1999 Hasta Luego, Amigos Favorite Places #49 September-October 1999 Sombrerete, a Hill and a Town Chalchihuites #48 July-August 1999 Copala, Butter, Banana Creme Pie A Bus Adventure #47 May-June 1999 Santo Domingo church (Oax) Security in Mexico #46 March-April 1999 Izamal (Yuc) By Train Merida (Yuc), 2nd Look #45 January-February 1999 Tepic & …

The Origin of Mexican Folk Healing

Huichol Artwork by Annette Sandoval Despacio se va lejos.Slowly one goes far away. Mexican folk medicine is a healing philosophy with several disparate pasts. Two significant influences are the seemingly incompatible races of the American Indian and the Spanish conquistadors. The fusion of these two cultures has created the unique healing philosophy of the Mexican …

Concepción y Perspectivas del Ecoturismo en México (1998)

Photo From the archives. First published in 1998. Written by Arturo Carballo SandovalRESUMEN El presente artículo analiza el evolución del Ecoturismo en Mexico. También ofrece información de las Areas Naturales Protegidas y su contribución para el futuro del ecoturismo. México cuenta con un amplia variedad de recursos naturales, ecológicos, históricos y culturales en toda la …

Parques Nacionales de México (1997)

Poster The following information is based on a series of three books published in 1997 by Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology, part of the country’s Environmental Secretariat (SEMARNAP). Kudos to author Fernando Vargas Márquez. El siguiente informacion es basado de una serie de tres libros publicados en 1997 por el Instituto Nacional de Ecologia de …

Zona del Silencio, puerta del universo (Los Desiertos Magneticos del Mundo)

por Armin Gomez Un desierto cuya inmensidad bordean montañas con aspecto de crateres, donde abundan aereolitos esparcidos en sus alrededores, asi como el recuerdo de un cohete espacial que cayo en su arido territorio, hacen de la misteriosa Zona del Silencio, en el norte del Pais un escenario sideral. A esta impresion contribuye la magnifica …

Mapping Out Calakmul (1997)

Photo: Sergey Yeliseev, Sitio From the archives (1997) by Cynthia Brink and Laray Polk Mexico — When my partner Laray and I began planning a college field study course focusing on archaeology, iconography and history of the Maya, both she (as professor) and I (as Mexico liaison) knew that we would have to make a …

Defending the Land of the Jaguar (1996)

Book cover Kudos to author Lane Simonian for producing the definitive account of Mexican environmental history. Defending the Land of the Jaguar (1996) which traces the history of conservation and environmentalism in Mexico from the pre-Conquest era to the early 90s. Originally published by University of Texas Press, it was translated and published in Spanish …

Mercados Turisticos de Oaxaca (1996)

Photo: Rogelio Ballesteros Castro, Feria de Turismo Rural Ron Mader: From the archives – the 1996 masters thesis of Rogelio Ballesteros Castro. His considered deep dive in developing tourism alternatives and options in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico was a strong influence in making my move to Oaxaca City later on (2001-2013). This work made …