You can look on a map and to explore the United Mexican States (the official name for Mexico) or you can actually visit them. I’ve visited many of Mexico’s states and expect to explore more in the years to come. To date I’ve only stepped foot in roughly half of them, but that didn’t stop […]
The city of Zacatecas is capital of the state of the same name. This UNESCO-listed city is the northern-most of Mexico’s major historical silver mining towns. It is a picturesque town with lovely pink limestone buildings and a fascinating history that began in the 1540s when a silver lode was found here. Mexico Travel Tip: […]
Cortez came and he conquered. The Spanish conquistadors also arrived carrying the Christian or Catholic Cross to “Mexico” and the state of Veracruz is where they first came ashore. Just outside the ruins at Quiahuiztlan, Cortez set up the first Spanish settlement in Mexico at La Antigua. With the arrival of the Spaniards the first […]
At first glance on the map the state of Coahuila, Mexico looks like a nondescript desert filled state border state. Most tourists avoid the state when entering Mexico or hurry through to reach more interior destinations. That’s a shame, for I’ve explored Coahuila on and off for years and it boasts many wonders The capitol, […]
Recharge and refresh in the outdoor waterfalls of Matacanes Canyon. The Canyon is located about 60-90 minutes from Monterrey, the second largest city in Mexico and the capital of the state of Nuevo León are several tours that help you visit many of its attractions ranging from a couple of hours to an almost full day of […]
My first time in the state of Guanajuato, was in years ago one September when I attended a Mexican Independence Day celebration in the city of San Miguel de Allende (Independence Day is not Cinco de Mayo). The twenty-four hours spent celebrating in this charming colonial city made me realize how much more there is […]
The state of Chihuahua became my first northern Mexico adventure when I crossed the border in a car to enter the country. I entered Ciudad Juarez and discovered a vibrant community and the birthplace of the margarita. Chihuahua was off to an amazing start and it only improved with each day of the adventure. On […]
A walk on the Malecón is a must on a visit to Puerto Vallarta. Lined with art sculptures, a stroll along the pedestrian only walkway provides visitors a chance to slowly take in the beauty of the Bay of Banderas and mix among the people both locals and tourists of the seaside city. Besides meandering […]
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