Annual pilgrimage has ancient pre-Hispanic and Catholic roots

Mexico Life Mexico City’s Pilgrimage of the Concheros has roots dating to the Conquest. Annual pilgrimage has ancient pre-Hispanic and Catholic roots Thousands of musicians and dancers gather every November in Tlatelolco, Mexico City By Joseph Sorrentino Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Every second Sunday in November, Tlatelolco’s Plaza de Tres Culturas in Mexico City fills with the smell of incense, the pounding of drums and singing as thousands of concheros from across central Mexico gather for their pilgrimage Read More …

Fun on the Riviera Nayarit.

Fun on the Riviera Nayarit Posted on 22 May, 2017 by Cat Morgan Hey Everybody! The week sure has cooled down with our first storm passing by the bay. I am ready for some rain and so is the ranch! I heard there were a few sprinkles in Puerto Vallarta, but nothing out at the ranch in Bucerias as of Monday. Mother’s Day celebrations kicked off the week’s events, and the Altruism Festival, held on Sunday, topping it all off. Read More …

Life in La Cruz.

Life in La Cruz Posted on 8 April, 2017 by Cindy Bouchard   Giving back to the community: The trio behind Mercado Huanacaxtle By Cindy Bouchard Three amazing folks exemplify what I cherish about the people who make up La Cruz! You might know Mayra, Pia and Jason as the founders of the La Cruz Sunday market (http://www.mercadohuanacaxtle.com/), which they created to support people selling their goods and to provide locals with produce (and more) so they don’t have to Read More …

Explorer, Advocate and Editor: Madeline Milne

Explorer, Advocate and Editor: Madeline Milne Posted on 11 February, 2017 by Cindy Bouchard Our nine-month ‘sabbatical’ had my hubby and I enamored with all things Mexico… we were delighted to happen upon a most fabulous event at the trade and convention centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Booths bursting with Mexicana, flamenco music, girls in colourful traditional dress and happy informative speakers; all sharing about why vacationing, investing or living in Mexico need not be a dream! Having recently invested in and committed Read More …

Los Mangos Library Seeks Scholarship Donors.

Los Mangos Public Library has begun promoting their summer program for this year for children ages three to 13. But not every child can afford the cost of admission. “Every year we do our best to maintain our tuition costs competitive,” said Adriana Garcia, director for the cultural institution. “But the fact is, almost two third of our students will enroll expecting to receive a partial or full scholarship.” Approximately 100 children are expected to participate in the program. Los Read More …