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Mexican Handcraft Masters | Stonemasonry

Watch on Vimeo A brief documentary about the methods of stonemasons, whose work decorates architecture in the state of Michoacan. Local artisans share the process and traditions of their craft, including the use of hand tools and a visit to the nearby quarry for raw material. Runtime: 5 min.

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Standardization and Canonization in Mexican Mariachi Music

on academia.edu The mariachi ensemble has for seventy years been a central symbol of the Mexican nation. This scholarly tracks its rise to icon statu...

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Heart of Agave

on thefern.org How a renegade optometrist is defying Big Ag and saving Mexican farms — with the finest (organic) tequila you’ll ever taste. By Te...

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Chilaquiles sandwiches would be the only reason we’d get up in the morning, too

Guadalajara’s lonches — sandwiches, on soft baguettes, filled with things like pierna (pulled pork leg) and chilaquiles (soggy tortilla chips cov...

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Monarchs by the Millions: Welcome to Butterfly Forest

The largest insect migration in the world ends each year in Michoacán, Mexico. Millions of monarch butterflies travel from the United States and Canada to pass the cold months in the towering trees of this beautiful forest. On their incredible journey, the butterflies travel around 2,800 miles. Runtime: 2 min.

Get To Know Acapulco, Mexico

The Story of Vanilla

on fantes.net An excellent resource for learning about Mexico's vanilla, the original source of the world's supply. (Note: This links directly to a P...

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Beyond The Maquiladora: A Look At Mexico’s Startup Scene

Mexico already boasts one of the more dynamic startup scenes in Latin America. If Mexico is indeed moving beyond the maquiladora manufacturers and th...

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The MUNCHIES Guide to Carnitas

The key is to leave your comfort zone and go after every part of the entire hog. Don’t be afraid to get your hands, mustache and even clothes dirty...

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