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The inhabitants of Santiago Xalitzintla rise well before dawn to prepare their offerings to The Sleeping Woman, as they affectionately call the dormant Iztaccíhuatl volcano that hovers above their town in central Mexico. There are potatoes to fry for the feast, and heaping bunches of red carnations to lug up to the stone altar 3,800...
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If you are a true lover of tequila, it would not be strange that in some of your deepest dreams you have fantasized about sleeping inside a barrel of your favorite drink. Now those dreams have come true: in Mexico, there is a hotel dedicated entirely to tequila and whose rooms are giant barrels. It...
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Guadalajara adds a new world record. On Sunday, the city hosted the largest tasting of tequila in the world. A total of 1,486 people participated, a record that at first seemed difficult to achieve, because just one night before, the same record had been broken in a hotel in Playa del Carmen with 1,449 people....
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In order for Jalisco to continue on the world stage, the world’s largest tequila tasting will be held, seeking to obtain the Guinness Record. For this reason, the Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur), the municipal government of Guadalajara and the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry (CNIT) summon the citizenship to Plaza Liberación at 5:00 pm,...
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In a career spanning more than twenty-five years, Provincetown’s Scott Townsend, aka Thirsty Burlington, is regarded as one of the finest celebrity impersonators in the world. In his signature show, Cher, Live!, he raises the bar to new heights, mesmerizing audiences with all live vocals, gorgeous costumes, and hilarious comedy! “You do me, better than...
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Singer-songwriter Spencer Day returns Jan. 10-24 at 7:30pm after a stellar year celebrating the worldwide release of his new Billboard chart-topping album ‘Angel City’. People magazine calls him “A lapsed Mormon with the looks and charm of a matinee idol, Day’s vocals are sensual, breathy, and intimate”. As in past seasons, Spencer will welcome some...
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Producers of raicilla, brandy made 100 percent of agave, seeks the Designation of Origin of this traditional drink of Jalisco and foresees the recognition being issued by February. At a press conference, the president of the Mexican Council Promoter of the Raicilla (CMPR), Alfredo Cachua reported that they are about to get the certification with...
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Tesla Inc co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the agave-based drink’s industry group opposed the flamboyant billionaire’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.” One of the world’s richest people and chief executive of Tesla (TSLA.O), Musk is known for ambitious and cutting-edge projects ranging from...
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In Mexico, each town, each region, has its own traditions, its own uses, and customs. But if there is a tradition that we find in each of them, it is without a doubt, the celebration of the Day of the Dead. It is in time, in which each family prepares to receive the souls of the loved ones...
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Jalisco has long been famous as the birthplace of tequila and mezcal, but tourism officials are about to begin promoting another, lesser-known agave spirit: raicilla. Javier Aranda Pedrero, director general of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, filled Travel Agent in on what’s planned, as well as other tourism updates from the destination. “We’re going to...
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The month of November is just around the corner and one of the most active months of the year, with an intense calendar of cultural, gastronomic and sporting activities, as well as social events and Mexican traditions, which gave rise to the best season in the Riviera Nayarit. There are 12 events that the Riviera...
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Just two days before the United Kingdom ambassador, Duncan Taylor, leaves his post as diplomatic representative of the European country; he predicted that the next presidential term with Andrés Manuel López Obrador will continue to strengthen ties of friendship and investments in Mexico. “We can invest six thousand million pesos over the next four years...
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After receiving the recognition as a Magical Town, Tlaquepaque will concentrate on improving the urban image and tourist offerings. “We have been working since the first administration: we modified streets, the whole electrical systems, and (for) that, we finally receive the name Magical Town, because from here we have to make many changes to the...
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Jose Cuervo Express train ride to Tequila: The real story behind Mexico's famous drink
My foray into tequila appreciation began on a train with 400 drunken Rabbit Gods and ended with a headache as throbbing as a Mexican hat dance. And that was just the first day. It’s 8.30am when we board the luxurious Jose Cuervo Express in Guadalajara for the two-hour journey to Tequila in the western state...
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Aa Aa A Bogotá, Sep. 26 (Notimex).- The photographic exhibition "Guadalajara, the soul of Mexico", is presented at the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center in Bogota, and is one of the attractions of the Visiones de México Festival in Colombia, which has as guest of honor the state of Jalisco. The photographs, which the public...
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