Xilitla, a pueblo magico (magical town), is located in the Huasteca region of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Xilitla (pronounced ‘he leet la’) has a large indigenous population and many of […]
-A pod of spinner dolphins playing under our boat near Puerto Escondido, Mexico.- Since these dolphins were in Mexican waters, it made me think of this Gary Larson cartoon that […]
Well-known and loved within Mexico, and in particular her home area of Oaxaca, Lila Downs might be best known internationally for her role in the movie Frida, (although she holds […]
Interested to know what the connection is between the Virgin Mary and chia pets? Click on over to my article on Mexconnect to find out.
Taking its first steps in Cuba, Danzón is the Mulatto offspring of European and African dance influences. With English, Spanish and Haitian roots, it is a subtle blend of precision […]
Most often used to refer to a witch in Spanish, the word ‘bruja’ has another less common meaning: it is also the name of an old-fashioned wick-style lamp, made from […]
I came across this little critter last year in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Before one ran out in front of me while on my way to the beach, I did […]
Dia de la Samaritana (Good Samaritan’s Day) in Oaxaca, Mexico is a special day within the Lenten period where free ‘aguas’ are handed out on the main walking street. Mexican ‘aguas’, […]