Yucatán legend tells an age-old story of two women (possibly sisters): Xkeban and Utz-Colel, who lived in the same village. Both women were exceptionally beautiful but while Utz Colel lived […]
A line that slithers around the zócalo (main square) swells like a python swallowing a sheep. Riot police pour out of official vans, donning bulletproof vests and brandishing shields and machine guns. […]
I’ve always had a thing for nonporous bags that can be inflated with heated air and made to float in the sky, with a basket underneath for people to ride […]
One of my favourite holidays, Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is a wonderfully chaotic mix of colours, emotions, and beliefs. It is a humour-filled celebration of ‘la […]
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 […]
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 […]