Tag Archives: Oaxaca

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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Mexico parks explained

By Ron Mader When is a national park a national park and a biosphere reserve a biosphere reserve? There are some big difference among parks and reserves in Mexico, and it is important to review how Mexico classifies these protected … Continue reading

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