Choo Ba'ak: The Cleaning of the Bones in Pomuch, Campeche

Choo Ba'ak: The Cleaning of the Bones in Pomuch, Campeche

Día de MuertosRegina Campos

Choo Ba'ak, “Limpieza de Huesos/Cleaning of Bones”, a tradition in Pomuch, Campeche where people clean the bones of their deceased, who rest all year long in half-open wooden boxes that rest in their niches in the cemetery... Read more...

La Catrina: Mexico's Iconic Day of the Dead Great Dame

La Catrina: Mexico's Iconic Day of the Dead Great Dame

Día de MuertosRegina Campos
Being such an iconic, striking, and characteristic representation of the Day of the Dead, the story behind La Catrina is just as interesting as what it represents today... Read More...
Trajineras of Xochimilco: The history behind this pre-Hispanic icon!

Trajineras of Xochimilco: The history behind this pre-Hispanic icon!

Mexican History Culture and TraditionsRegina Campos
This article tells you all about the origin of trajineras of Xochimilco, a pre-Hispanic transport that became a main tourist attraction in Mexico City... Read more...
The History Behind Chiles en Nogada

The History Behind Chiles en Nogada

Mexican History Culture and TraditionsRegina Campos

There are several versions of the creation of the famous chiles en nogada. Today we share with you one of the most well-known stories. It is believed that it was convent nuns in Puebla who, in 1821... Read more...

La Piedra del Sol: History and Meaning of the Aztec Calendar

La Piedra del Sol: History and Meaning of the Aztec Calendar

Mexican History Culture and TraditionsRegina Campos
Commonly known as the Aztec Calendar, La Piedra del Sol (Stone of the Sun) is one of the most representative pieces of the Mexica culture... Read more...
5 Insects that are eaten in Mexico!

5 Insects that are eaten in Mexico!

Mexican History Culture and TraditionsRegina Campos
Mexican dishes made with insects to challenge your tastebuds’ bravery! From grasshoppers to scorpions, read all about these high-protein, delicious, and nutritious delicacies... Read More...