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Riding the Copalita River

By Renee Biernacki for The Eye Magazine If you’ve ever been to Playa La Bocana and strolled down this little gem you will find where the Copalita River runs down from the Sierra Madre into the Pacific. The waters of the Copalita flow through deep canyons with rich and abundant jungle vegetation and high cliff […]

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The Origin of Chocolate

Personally, I can’t imagine a world without chocolate, but before Cortez conquered Mexico it did not exist in Europe. In fact, it was centuries later before the confection that we know today came into being. In Mexico, where chocolate originated, it was not a sweet treat, but a bitter tasting beverage, mixed with chile and […]

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A Weekend Getaway in México City

What Will it Cost? By Carole Reedy, The Eye Magazine Old Basilica of Guadalupe with Mexico City skyline behind it Mexico City is considered by many to rival Paris, London, Tokyo, and New York as a cultural destination. The energy, color, and joie de vivre of this grand city of more than 20 million exceeds […]

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Top Spiritual Journeys in Mexico

Tepoztlán, Morelos According to legend, Tepoztlán is the birthplace of the feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl. This is the place where he underwent his inner transformation. He began his journey to fully realize his potential as a great teacher.  Here, Quetzalcoatl received ancient energy to help him on his transformative quest. Today visitors still feel this […]

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The Turtles of Escobilla

My wife, Donna, saw an article on Huatulco – What’s Up about the turtles at Playa de Escobilla. We decided that we should go see them. Playa de Escobilla Sanctuary is a waterfront sanctuary for sea turtles about 30 km east of Puerto Escondido. It is one of the world’s major nesting grounds for the […]

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