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Guelaguetza: Cultural Festival in Oaxaca

The Guelaguetza

A lively and colorful cultural festival takes place every year in Oaxaca at the end of July. This celebration is a combination of prehispanic celebrations of the corn goddess, Centeotl, and the Catholic feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel,

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July Festivals and Events in Mexico

Find out what festivals and events are scheduled in Mexico in July with this calendar of Mexican festivals and events.

August Festivals and Events in Mexico

Find out what festivals and events are scheduled in Mexico in August with this calendar of Mexican festivals and events.

Summer Travel in Mexico

Reasons to travel to Mexico in summer. Find out about summer weather in Mexico, summer festivals and holidays, and special activities for this time of year. Here's a look at what Mexico has to offer in the months of June, July and August.

Mexico's Volcanoes

The landscape of central Mexico is dominated by several large volcanoes that have become part of the mythology of the area.

Mexican Riviera

Learn about the destinations included in Mexican Riviera cruises, and what you can do in just one day in these ports of call.

Archaeological Sites in Chiapas

There are several fascinating archaeological sites in the state of Chiapas. Some of them are quite remote, but it is worth the effort it takes to visit them.

Authentic Mexican Food

The food you will find in Mexico is a far cry from what passes for Mexican food north of the border. Mexican food encompasses a rich, diverse culinary culture.

Visiting Pakal's Tomb

© Suzanne Barbezat Archaeologist Alberto Ruz Lhuillier discovered the tomb of K'inich Janaab' Pakal, ruler of the ancient Mayan city of Palenque, in 1952

Money Matters in Mexico

An important part of planning any trip involves thinking about how you're going to pay for expenses. While traveler's checks used to be the manner of choice to

Sima de las Cotorras

The Sima de las Cotorras is a huge sinkhole in the state of Chiapas that is home to a large population of green parakeets.

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