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Top 10 Carnivals in Mexico

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Celebrated 45 days before Easter (April 16th this year), Carnaval is a celebration of earthly, or carnal pleasures before the austerity and sacrifice of Lent. Beginning on the Friday before Ash Wednesday, Carnival reaches its climax on Mardi Gras — "Fat Tuesday."

With excellent weather all year round, Mexico is a great place to experience the excitement, music, dance and color of Carnaval. Here are our Top Ten picks for Carnival in Mexico, but there are many, many more. Daniel Wheeler

Review of Dr. Michael Hogan's latest book "Abraham Lincoln and Mexico - A history of courage, intrigue and unlikely friendships" Reviewed by Rita Pomade

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Day of the Dead - A Celebration David McLaughlin

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Three Kings Day in Cajititlan, Mexico Sergio Wheeler

In Mexico, Christmas decorations stay up though January 6. The holiday celebrates Epiphany, when the Three Kings or Wise Men v... read more

Beauty among the ruins: Hacienda Jaral de Berrio Edythe Anstey Hanen

The glory days of hacienda living are today just an intriguing piece of Mexico’s history. The haciendas flourished as autono... read more

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Mexican Christmas menu ideas: Posadas, Noche Buena, Navidad Karen Hursh Graber

In Mexico, the Christmas season is a month-long fiesta, starting with the feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe on December 12th, a... read more

Autumn in Mexico: Iconic ingredients for Fall Holidays Karen Hursh Graber

In recent years, “seasonal” has become a culinary buzzword, something seemingly new and novel in the U.S., where just abou... read more

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Mexico this month - February Tony Burton

February 20, 1943 — A brand-new volcano, subsequently called Paricutín, erupts in a farmer’s field in Michoacan. It attra... read more

Mexico this month - January Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of January.... read more

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MexConnect - The next twenty years Tony Burton

Mexconnect is the oldest content site about Mexico still going. Now more than 20 years old, with, at last count, 3772 articles... read more

Mexico finds new gold - with 4 wheels Marvin West

Mexico is now the North American leader in car assembly and export. The Mexico auto industry is booming, a stunning developmen... read more

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Top 10 Carnivals in Mexico Daniel Wheeler

Celebrated 45 days before Easter (April 16th this year), Carnaval is a celebration of earthly, or carnal pleasures before the ... read more

Christmas in Mexico: Navidad en Mexico, a Mexican holiday resource page Index Page

Posadas, Pastorelas And Nacimientos. Few North Americans recognize that the roots of these treasured “Christmas” tradition... read more

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