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. …

Filed Under: HistoryJaliscoMichoacanSan Luis Potosi

The Sierra Madre Oriental

Posted November 23rd, 2012  by Go_Gringo ·  No Comments

Situated in northeastern Mexico on the eastern portion of the Mexican Plateau, the Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains span roughly 620 miles.  It ranges through Mexico states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo, Queretaro, and Puebla.  One of the highest peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental is Cerro San Rafael located in Coahuila;…

Filed Under: CampingCoahuilaHidalgoNuevo LeonPueblaQueretaroSan Luis PotosiTamaulipas

Eco Travel Mexico

Posted October 20th, 2012  by Charles ·  No Comments

Planning an eco travel vacation in Mexico is an exciting prospect since this dynamic country is filled with millions of acres of protected landscapes as well as extraordinary historical sites and natural attractions. If you want to experience authentic Mexico and its wide range of environmentally interesting destinations, the subsequent text offers a rich sampling…

Filed Under: La PazMexico D.F. (Mexico City)San Luis PotosiYucatan

Living Ghost Town – Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosí

Posted September 23rd, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  No Comments

Real de Catorce is one of those places you either love or hate. I have done both at different times. A lot depends on your sensitivity to psychic phenomena. As was said in Pirates of the Caribbean, “There be ghosts ….” Real was once one of the richest cities in Mexico and the New World….

Filed Under: Arts and FunSan Luis Potosi

Experience Mexico’s History through Historic Landmarks and Sites

Posted September 14th, 2012  by Michelle ·  3 Comments

Mexico and its peoples celebrate a long and dynamic history.  Visitors to the country will find a people immensely proud of their heritage, accomplishments, and cultural achievements.  When traveling through Mexico, you can learn a great deal about the nation and culture simply by visiting some of the following historic attractions. History First populated somewhere…

Filed Under: Mexico D.F. (Mexico City)San Luis Potosi

Mexican Food: Eating your Way through Mexico

Posted August 31st, 2012  by Michelle ·  No Comments

Sure, the beaches, archaeological ruins, and resorts attract visitors from all over the world, but it’s really the cuisine that everyone comes clamoring for.  Known the world over, Mexican food has elevated basic ingredients like corn, beans, and chili peppers to a gastronomically outrageous level of goodness.  While the world may be content to simply…

Filed Under: Arts and FunBaja CaliforniaMexico D.F. (Mexico City)San Luis PotosiTijuana

Get Your Kicks on Mexico’s Route 66

Posted August 28th, 2012  by Mexico Mike Nelson ·  2 Comments

The Laredo to Mexico City section was completed July 4, 1936. This road is, “… is the world’s longest automobile road and one of its greatest undertakings.

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