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: […]
‘Cielo’ is the Spanish word for heaven, and also of the celestial name of a divine paradise that surprises visitors, hidden among the Northern Mexican landscape (normally expected to be dry, arid and desertic). El Cielo biosphere reserve is probably one of the best hidden gems of Mexico and the entire world. The first stop should […]
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 […]
Sonora is the 2nd largest State in Mexico and it is located on the border with the United States. It possess, mainly, a dry climate. The State of Sonora also makes up the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), known as the world’s aquarium, and this is one of the reasons why it is so […]
When asked about my favorite places, I can confidently list Mexico City as one. It is one reason I am leading a tour to the city with Stay AdvenTours. And one weekend when still discovering the city, I left by bus for Zitácuaro, Michoacán and a weekend in the woods. I left to discover and […]
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, […]
A few Christmas’ ago my family and I wanted to go to an off the beaten path state in Mexico. We finally opted for the state of Hidalgo and got to travel in a hot air balloon, discovered some amazing haciendas (San Miguel Regla and Santa Maria Regla), ate pastes which are the local “empanadas”, […]
The village of Comala, Mexico, about 10 miles (16 km) outside of the city of Colima, the capital of tiny Colima state, is home to a unique drinking tradition. While every Mexican city, town and village has at least one plaza with at least one bar on it, in Comala, named a Pueblo Magico in 2002, you’ll […]
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