A Saturday in Guadalajara

A Saturday in Guadalajara

The rich and intricated history of Guadalajara explains why there are too many Art centres and museums, markets, monuments and interesting churches and landmarks to visit in a single day. However, I had the chance to see some highlights, guided by my niece and her husband, along with my sister and brother in-law … click on title for more

A Magic Town – Mocorito

A Magic Town – Mocorito

"Pueblo mágico" - Magic Town, is a denomination granted by the Mexican Tourism Scretariat to recognize locations around the country with outstanding or unique features regarding their history, natural beauty, architecture, gastronomy or cultural heritage. The program started in 2001, and currently there are 121 magic towns. The state of Sinaloa has four: Cosalá, El Rosario, El Fuerte, and Mocorito. Mocorito has a rich history and flourishing cultural life, and is also home to the state's trademark spiced pork dish … click on title for more

FOTD – Amaranth

FOTD – Amaranth

The Greek roots of the word Amaranth mean "unfading flower", due to its resistance to inclement weather and pests. The Nahuatl name is huāuhtli and it was cultivated in pre-Hispanic Mexico for its seeds, consumed in beverages (similar to atole), as a substitute of corn (where this crop was hard to cultivate), and even as part of a ceremonial treat … click on title for more