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Mexican motorcyclists and popsicles in Catemaco William B. Kaliher

I stepped to the front of the restaurant, near the screen, and turned around. From the darkened room, the worst motorcycle gang in southern Mexico stared back. Then I noticed these rough looking, leath... read more

Alberto Turrent and Te-Amo: Six generations of Mexican cigars William B. Kaliher

Mexico's famous Te-Amo cigar comes from Sihuapan, near Catemaco, Veracruz. The producer — Turrent, Nueva Matacapan Tabacos, S.A. de C.V. — takes its name from the owner, Alberto Turrent, the fifth ... read more

Tabacalera Alberto: What's smoking with Mexico's leading cigar maker? William B. Kaliher

Driving to Yucatan, I made a wrong turn and wound up in the town of Catemaco. A shady beach drive along a huge lake provided a tranquil setting reminiscent of Hollywood's 1930s America. I pulled to the... read more

Catemaco: Mexico's cradle of sorcery and witchcraft Diodora Bucur

Magic-filled stories abound in Mexico: curanderos claiming to cure illness with herbs and special oils and sorcerers insisting they can bring back straying spouses or cast evil spells on enemies. A Mex... read more

Veracruz, Mexico: a feast for the senses Patricia Alisau

Veracruz is unlike any other city in Mexico, with a rhythm all its own. Salsa music, the cry of the street vendor, the bell of a trolley, and the comings and goings of sea vessels all blend together. M... read more

Did you know? An enchanted lake in Veracruz rises every dry season, but falls again during the wet season Tony Burton

Peculiar, but true. There are several lakes named Laguna Encantada (Enchanted Lake) in Mexico, but this one is near Catemaco in the Tuxtlas region of the state of Veracruz. Catemaco is famous for its w... read more

Link to clickable interactive map of Veracruz, Mexico Tony Burton

Clickable interactive map of Veracruz, Mexico: Veracruz, Xalapa read more
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