Cabo San Lucas, at the south end of Baja California Sur, can stand alone, a sparkling seaside gem.
The convergence of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific makes it special. The thought that pirates once used it as a haven adds drama. Yachts anchored in the bay say "this is the place," a thousand miles from U.S. border strife.
There is a full-grown marina, a shopping center, high-rise hotels, fancy boutiques, expensive restaurants and clubs...
Book lovers, especially those contemplating retirement near Lake Chapala, will enjoy Karen Blue's conversational interviews in... read more
Octavio Paz was a thinker, poet, writer and diplomat. Mexico's Congress has declared this "The Year of Octavio Paz" a century ... read more
Cabo San Lucas, at the south end of Baja California Sur, can stand alone, a sparkling seaside gem. The convergence of the Sea ... read more
Once, on our way from El Paso to Guadalajara, we paused in Torreon, a city of half a million or more in the state of Coahuila,... read more
It would be difficult to think of a food more versatile than the empanada except, of course, the taco. Both consist of a dough... read more
A juicy pork filling, flavored with spices, makes these substantial Chiapas style pork empanadas a good lunch or late supper d... read more
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Corn was the crop of choice 17 years ago when we landed in Mexico, on the shores of Lake Chapala. Everybody who had a patch of... read more
Like a shimmering mirage that lasts only until your next blink, the Tuesday Market, or tianguis, appears once a week at dawn, ... read more
"People unfamiliar with the Latin culture are curious, confused, and sometimes repulsed by the emphasis on suffering in religi... read more
It is late afternoon in Mexico, two days before Palm Sunday, and it is the day that honours Nuestra Señora de los Dolores —... read more