Indigenous Peoples of Mexico: The Guachichil Tribe

Posted November 26th, 2012  by Charles ·  31 Comments

As the largest tribe of the Chichimeca nation, the Guachichil retained the largest territory of Chichimeca land.  They lived between present-day Saltillo, which constituted their northern border, and the northern reaches of present-day Michoacán in the south.  They were known to range through the states of San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, and parts of Jalisco. …

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The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt

Posted November 19th, 2012  by Go_Gringo ·  No Comments

While many know this range as the Sierra Nevada or Snowy Mountain Range, it is officially called the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt and it extends across Mexico for roughly 559 miles.  This volcanic range boasts many peaks that remain snow-covered all year long.  It ranges from west to east from the states of Jalisco to Veracruz…

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Agave for Tequila Production

Interesting Facts and History on Tequila

Posted August 13th, 2012  by Charles ·  No Comments

Tequila is an alcoholic spirit that is produced from the Blue Agave plant. It is originally from Mexico where the law states that it can only be produced in certain regions within the country. These areas are mainly in the state of Jalisco as well as some parts within the states of Michoacán, Guanajuato, Tamaulipas and Nayarit. Production of Tequila outside of these areas is considered an illegal activity that could result in some serious legal consequences.

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