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Tears of the maguey: Is pulque really a dying tradition? Julia Taylor

If pulque can create such positive results in all of our daily lives, why is it in danger of extinction? What happened to pulque? It appears to be the victim... read more

Tears of the maguey: Is pulque really a dying tradition? Julia Taylor

A magical plant of Mexico A long time ago, before the Spaniards came and changed everything, the people of the Mexican highlands cultivated maguey plants. Like the people, the magueys are native to th... read more

Refreshing Mexican lime leaf drink: Agua con hojas de limon Karen Hursh Graber

Since lime trees are so abundant in central and southern México, it's no surprise that good use is made of the leaves as well as the fruit. The following agua, or fruit drink, is probably one of ... read more

In Morelos, Cuernavaca springs eternal Anthony Wright

"Slightly to the right and below them, below the gigantic red evening, whose reflection bled away in the deserted swimming pools scattered everywhere like so many mirages, lay the peace and sweetness... read more

Busting ghosts at Xochicalco, Morelos: A UNESCO World Heritage Site Anthony Wright

A ghostly aura emanates from the site - in part, perhaps, due to a lack of crowds. - The pyramid forms part of the archaeological zone of Xochicalco, which shimmers in heat and eerie solitude on a plateau among verdant surrounds in the southwest of the state of Morelos, 23 miles from Cuernavaca. A ghostly aura emanates from the site - in part, perhaps, due to a lack of crowds that permeate Xochicalco's more famous cousins elsewhere in Mexico.

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Did you know? Cuautla, Mexico, has the world's oldest railway station building. Tony Burton

In the golden age of steam, railway lines were built all over Mexico. Rail quickly became THE way to travel. Depending on your status and wealth, you could travel third class, second class or first cla... read more

It's about variety at El Rollo water park in Morelos Julia Taylor

Many attractions allow for pairs or small groups to enjoy them together. It's perfect for an exotic family reunion - there's something for everyone.

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Handmade Mexican Art from 3 de Mayo, Morelos and getting it home in one piece Julia Taylor

If you are planning a trip to the state of Morelos in central Mexico you'll probably want to enjoy a fun day of shopping in the small colonia of 3 de Mayo. (Yes, they spell it with a real number "Three... read more

Play to Your Heart's Content at the Ex-Hacienda de Temixco in Morelos Part Two: A Long and Varied History Julia Taylor

Ex-haciendas have a feeling of elegance that you can experience only in Mexico. ( Part One: 32 Acres of Aqua Fun) As if the water park weren't enough, the buildings of the hacienda still stand and ha... read more

Play to Your Heart's Content at the Ex-Hacienda de Temixco in Morelos Part One: 32 Acres of Aqua Fun Julia Taylor

Just twenty minutes from downtown Cuernavaca, you pass from the noisy, hot traffic of Temixco, Mexico, into the relaxation and fun of the Ex-Hacienda de Temixco water park. As you walk through the gate... read more

On being a gringo in Mexico: From Colonel to Cuernavaca Mark Wise

Is it easy for a GEM (Gringo en Mexico)? I guess that depends on the GEM! read more

Did you know? Mexico's ancient astronomers had sophisticated calendars Tony Burton

Several ancient civilizations developed astonishingly accurate calendars. Even so, occasional adjustments were needed to bring the calendar back in line with solar events. Archaeologists studying the s... read more

Family fun at Parque Aquatico Oaxtepec near Cuernavaca, Morelos Julia Taylor

As soon as you walk in the gates of PAO (Parque Aquatico Oaxtepec) you know that everyone in your family is going to have fun. Right in front of the entrance is a sparkling pool with child-accessible w... read more

Cuernavaca's Muros Museum: There's Heart within These Walls Julia Taylor

Muros, which means "walls" in Spanish, opened to the public in May of 2004. It is the only museum in Cuernavaca, Morelos originally designed to be a museum. The space is flexible with movable lighting,... read more
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