September – Beginnings

September – Beginnings

This month marks the beginning of the school calendar in many countries; it is also the unofficial end of the summer, with temperatures and weather in general changing rapidly. In Mexico, in addition to these beginnings, the first day of September always brings the State of the Nation speech by the president, and several national holidays on the list, with Independence Day (September 16) at the top … click title for more

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Sinaloa – The Round Pitahaya

Sinaloa – The Round Pitahaya

Another restaurant I had the chance to visit in Culiacan with my sister and brother in-law was “La Pitahaya Redonda”. This is a curious name, but it probably comes from the widespread interpretation of the etymology of the word “Sinaloa” by Eustaquio Buelna, a historian and politician born in Mocorito, Sinaloa in the mid 1800s … click on title for more