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September 16, 2017
mexico earthquake
Mexico has a long seismic history, so any given earthquake here does not necessarily come as a surprise. In the pre-Hispanic epoch, inhabitants of the country’s central zone reported on earthquakes in their “códices,” or indigenous records, attributing the shaking to the wrath of their gods. But the quake that convulsed the southeastern states of...
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independence day puerto vallarta
Puerto Vallarta Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña led the ceremony of the Grito de Independencia from the balcony of the municipal palace, while about 11,000 Vallartenses and visitors filled Plaza de Armas chanting ¡Viva Mexico! together. The night of September 15, 1810, is Mexico’s most significant historical, the “Grito de Independencia”, made by priest Don Miguel...
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Nayarit’s gastronomy
Lonely Planet, the top travel editorial house in the world, recently presented its latest From the Source Cookbook, Mexico Edition, that included the distinctive dishes of Nayarit straight from the kitchens where they were perfected by the most representative chefs in the destination. The book is comprised of 70 classic recipes from different destinations within...
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heat exhaustion
By Carmen Poon When people who live in temperate climates come to Mexico it is often to escape the cold weather in their backyard. Many dream of returning to the office with that sun kissed skin that tells their coworkers, “I was in the tropics while you froze your tukhus off and had to work!”...
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hurricane norma
A tropical storm warning was in effect Saturday for the resort-studded southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula due to Hurricane Norma, which is forecast to pass nearby in the coming days. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was essentially stationary in the morning but was expected to resume motion toward the north...
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