Category: Mexico

4 Days in Mexico City – The Wonderful Heart of Mexico; Chris Christensen; Amateur Traveler

Mexico City is the chaotic, delicious, sometimes intimidating, and wonderful heart of Mexico. Including side trips, you could easily spend more than 4 days in Mexico City, but Chris Christensen’s first trip there was combined with Oaxaca for a great week in Mexico.

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Why Mexico is in the heart of a Miss Universe; Margie Moran-Floirendo; Inquirer Lifestyle

Mexico holds an eternal fascination in Margie Moran-Floirendo’s heart, a special place of treasured memories. It all started in 1978 when she opened the Miss Universe contest at the Plaza del Zocalo (now Plaza de la Constitucion) in Mexico City. She introduced the country’s cultural heritage to the strains of vibrant mariachi music, and that electric moment remains one of her most memorable best. In a recent bout of adventure, her sister Lulette, her daughter Gabbi and she decided to return to Mexico and visit the country’s Yucatan Peninsula, provenance of the mystical Mayan culture.

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Unique new initiative aims to preserve heritage in Campeche; Yucatan Times

In the beautiful, walled city of Campeche, on the Yucatan Peninsula, the question of how a government and population cares for heritage has recently become increasingly relevant, particularly since the granting of World Heritage Site status twenty years ago, and now a unique new local initiative is taking on the challenge.

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Abandon the coast for the Heart of Mexico: San Miguel de Allende; Jane Stevenson; Toronto Sun

They call it “the Heart of Mexico.”But San Miguel de Allende, a postcard-perfect colour-filled colonial city with cobblestone streets located about a three-hour drive north of Mexico City in the mountains, has a lot to offer for the eyes, ears and brain too.

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