The most important festival in Oaxaca is undoubtedly the annual celebration of La Guelaguetza. It is a holiday that revolves around dance and brings together eight regions of Oaxaca on the Cerro del Fortin.
Each year the Guelaguetza is celebrated on the two Mondays following July 16....
Considerada la fuerza constructora, educadora y base de su sociedad, la madre en el mundo prehispánico jugó un papel determinante, como se puede observar a través del gran número de representaciones de diosas mesoamericanas.
Desde la época prehispánica, la madre ha jugado un papel dete...
Dawn dyes the contour of the mountains red. A perfumed, warm breeze dominates the air. Dew slides through the branches of trees and the petals of countless flowers. Far away, the ancestral sound of a sea snail’s conch is heard. That is how the Aztec Empire awoke.
The Aztecs work...
The first newspaper to be published in what is now Mexico was the Gaceta de Mexico y Noticias de la Nueva España in 1772 during the Spanish Colonial era. Today there are more than 20 nationwide newspapers and countless local papers. Following is a list with links to the most important publi...
Who doesn't enjoy a bowl of sweet Arroz con Leche, Mexican Rice Pudding? As a dessert or a snack this Mexican traditional dish is one of our favorites!
½ cup raisins
½ cup long-grain white rice
1 cinnamon stick
1 cup sugar
4 cups milk
The Essence of Tequila
Tequila is the national drink of Mexico and is certainly one of the most popular spirit beverages in the world. Tequila is made from blue agave.
Agave is a plant species that instantly brings to mind images of Mexico and represents the essence of being Mexican. F...