Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chihuahua

Strolling the city of Chihuahua is a trip back in time. As the capital of Mexico’s largest state with the same name, it is very important economically and politically. Originally inhabited by the indigenous Concho peoples, today it proudly displays … Continue reading

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Museums and Cultural Centers in Aguascalientes

There are many good museums and cultural venues in Aguascalientes. One of the most memorable is the “Museo Nacional de la Muerte” (National Museum of Death) with a collection of about 2,000 objects related to this subject. It offers important … Continue reading

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Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes, capital of the state with the same name, is located in North-Central Mexico. It is a cradle of Mexican traditions, culture, and folklore, as reflected in its churches, haciendas, handicrafts, and festivals. Named after hot springs discovered by the … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts in Ensenada

Arts & crafts in Ensenada, ranging from dolls to ceramic vessels, offer a variety of collectible products crafted by indigenous hands. Kumeyaay, Paipai, and Kiliwa peoples make crafts such as clothing made of chaquira or glass beads, ceramic platters, fabric … Continue reading

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Hiking in Ensenada, Baja California

Hiking in Ensenada offers a variety of outdoor experiences. The rugged mountains surrounding the city are studded with forests, deserts, spring pools among the rocks, and archeological sites. South of Ensenada, visit the Cataviña cave paintings with geometrically shaped human … Continue reading

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