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Traditional Food Festival in Morelia

Run, don't walk to the next Michoacan Traditional Food Festival (Cocineras Tradicionales) at the Convention Center in Morelia. The entrance is a stairway to heaven and you are about to eat food fit for gods and goddesses. The name "Traditional" only partially describes the Festival because it is traditional woman, in traditional clothing, cooking traditional recipes, with traditional utensils. However,...

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Jocotepec blessed with one sharp historian Marvin West

Aida exudes authenticity. She actually lives in Jocotepec. She was born there, last in a sizable flock of 13 children. Her fat... read more

Mexico good news, Gloria Trevi, protests, soup in a gourd Marvin West

Mexconnect readers, a priceless lot, ask occasional questions via e-mail. They receive sincere efforts at answers. Some exchan... read more

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Swimming with whale sharks in Cancun: An underwater safari Pamela Dittmer McKuen

About 25 miles off Cancun's northeastern coast, past Isla Mujeres and far into the Caribbean waters, some of the largest known... read more

Mexico beauty and genius Marvin West

It has been said that beauty is where you see it and genius is all around, waiting to be identified. Beauty — Quinta Tesoro ... read more

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Traditional Food Festival in Morelia David Haun

Run, don't walk to the next Michoacan Traditional Food Festival (Cocineras Tradicionales) at the Convention Center in Morelia.... read more

Artichoke season: a Mexican Springtime treat Karen Hursh Graber

Artichoke season has arrived in Central Mexico, the time of year known locally as the temporada de calor, or hot season. By th... read more

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Cinco de Mayo is more widely celebrated in USA than Mexico Tony Burton

Of the many battles fought on Mexican soil in the nineteenth century, only one — the Battle of Puebla, fought on May 5, 1862... read more

Mexico this month - April Tony Burton

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

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Mexico berries are the "in" thing Marvin West

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

Mexican microeconomics: The Tuesday market in San Miguel de Allende John Scherber

Like a shimmering mirage that lasts only until your next blink, the Tuesday Market, or tianguis, appears once a week at dawn, ... read more

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Easter in Mexico, Semana Santa and Pascua: a Mexican holiday resource page Index Page

For Mexico, the Easter holidays are a combination of Semana Santa (Holy Week — Palm Sunday to Easter Saturday) and Pascua (R... read more

Mexican Design & Style: Overview Karen Witynski

Sun-drenched colors of burnt ochre and red ignite massive walls and bring stone-chinked surface patterns to life. Antique wood... read more

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