Torre Manacar in Mexico City – Iconic Building Then and Now

Torre Manacar in Mexico City – Iconic Building Then and Now

The new tower is a design of the late Teodoro González de León (1926-2016) a celebrated Mexican architect. The 29-story tower with eleven floors below street level, was inaugurated in 2017. The shopping centre was impressive, and the food, inspiring! … click on title for more

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Flower of the Day – Cucurbita Pepo

Flower of the Day – Cucurbita Pepo

The species Cucurbita pepo includes several edible winter and summer squash varieties; archeological evidence in Mesoamerica, and specifically in Mexico, shows that varieties of C. pepo were probably first domesticated there, and have been grown for the past 8,000 to 10,000 years. The blossoms are bright yellow/orange,and attract pollinators, but are also pursued for human consumption … click on title for more