Tag Archives: Michoacan

Day of the Dead

by La Voz de Mexico It sounds ominous to those of us from European backgrounds. Naturally we think of Halloween, the ancient Celtic festival which has come to represent the return of ghosts and goblins and a night of evil … Continue reading

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Authentic salsa recipes

From mexicanrecipes.me The burnt salsa (salsa quemada) The roasted tomato Mexican salsa (Salsa Quemada) is characterized by a pleasant smoky or “burnt” taste because of the roasted tomatoes and chilies. It is used as a side to other dishes in … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterflies: Top ten facts

By: Dr. Orley R. “Chip” Taylor Director of Monarch Watch http://www.monarchwatch.org Migration Hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies migrate from eastern North America to Mexico each fall to overwinter in the high elevation oyamel fir forests of the Transvolcanic Range … Continue reading

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The amazing monarch butterflies

There are two miracles in the Monarch reserve area. One is that the butterflies have survived, and the other is that the campesinos have survived. Continue reading

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