Diego Rivera Museum, Museo Anahuacalli

Diego Rivera’s Museo Anahuacalli is an impressive display of Pre-Hispanic sculptures collected by Diego Rivera.

Viva Mexico! Three important observations about Mexican Independence Day, September 16th.

As I write this, my family and I are enjoying a beautiful Mexican Independence Day celebration at home, away from any crowded places. With the pandemic still raging on, we continue to take precautions and limit our exposure to others as much as possible. So in light of our reduced ability to go out andContinue reading “Viva Mexico! Three important observations about Mexican Independence Day, September 16th.”

La Casa Azul – Frida Kahlo Museum

Museo Frida Kahlo, Casa Azul, the Blue House, Frida Kahlo Museum – all of these describe one of the most popular museums in Mexico, found in Coyoacán, a suburb of Mexico City.

Festival Internacional de Globos in León, Covid-style

The International Balloon Festival that takes place every November in León, Guanajuato has adapted to the Covid-19 restrictions that are in place within our state. Instead of taking place at Parque Metropolitano where the public could easily access the event, it is taking place at a private country club, El Bosque, in order to limitContinue reading “Festival Internacional de Globos in León, Covid-style”

El Cóporo, a hike through Pre-Hispanic Mexico in the Sierra de Lobos

A short, one-and-a-half hour drive from León through the Sierra de Lobos mountain range will take you to El Cóporo, an archaeological site of pre-Hispanic Mexico. This site is a mess of structures scattered all over the mountain that juts up above the small town of Ibarra in Ocampo. A bus will carry you fromContinue reading “El Cóporo, a hike through Pre-Hispanic Mexico in the Sierra de Lobos”

An Archaeological and Anthropological Adventure at Cañada de la Virgen

We have visited the pyramids at the Cañada de la Virgen site several times. It is one of our favorite places to take visitors when they come to see us for two reasons: because of its close proximity to León (where we live); and because of the impressive large pyramid that we can climb. ItContinue reading “An Archaeological and Anthropological Adventure at Cañada de la Virgen”

Adventures in the Wild Places of Mexico: Comanja de Corona

We were invited to tag along with some friends on a day trip into the Sierra de Lobos, a mountain range that is adjacent to Leon and extends north into Jalisco. That spontaneous invitation also included another set of friends who were happy to get out of the city for the day. Within minutes ofContinue reading “Adventures in the Wild Places of Mexico: Comanja de Corona”