you see yourself, I once saw myself; as you see me now, you will be
MOST POPULOUS SPANISH COUNTRY
is the most populous Spanish-
speaking country in the world. According to the latest statistics, México's total population
is over 99 million. Mestizos, of Indian and Spanish blood),
make up 60%
of the population, followed by indigenous peoples
(9%), and other ethnic minorities
Carnaval in Mazatlan
and locals scream, sing, shout and dance amid confetti and ribbons.
Bands of all kinds play the infectious rhythms of the State of Sinaloa.
And the food–oh, the food–camarones (shrimp) prepared in
every way possible, washed down with ice cold Pacifico beer, for it’s
Carnaval Time, Mazatlán’s biggest pachanga (fiesta).
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Karen Witynski and Joe Carr
are to Mexico what castles are to Spain. They're unique and in
their quiet, serene beauty a bit romantic. Karen Witynski and
Joe P. Carr, sensitive to the charm of old haciendas and their
influence on contemporary design, take their readers behind the
scenes as they open the doors to Mexico's haciendas to reveal
antiques, artifacts and creative interiors.
Guide to the Yucatan, Cancun and Cozumel
Bruce and June Conord
is one of Mexico's most fascinating regions, not only for the
beauty of its coastlines but also for the intriguing history
surrounding its towns and villages. Bruce and June Conord take
their readers on a personal tour of the region, annotating their
favorite places with tips and hints to make any traveler's stay
in the Yucatan a pleasant one.
Heart is in the Earth
Wayne Greenhaw, writing and life are synonymous. From his
childhood days in rural Alabama to his days spent south of the
border in Mexico, he relates stories of his experiences, finding
an Alabama/Mexico connection is some of the most unlikely
of the Dead in Mexico
by Mary Andrade
Mary Andrade, Dia de los Muertos--Day of the Dead--is the
essence of life in Mexico. Through her book series, Andrade
tells the story of this ancient celebration in text and
are lots of Mexico guidebooks on the market–over 35 at last
count–but Traveler’s Mexico Companion by Maribeth Mellin
offers such rich text and beautiful photos that readers can
travel to Mexico without getting out of their chairs.
David Lida sees Mexico in a whole new light in his collection of
short stories--sometimes as a bleak, forbidding land filled with
sorcery and seduction, and at other times beautiful.
Alone in Mexico
love Mexico or they hate it. Ron Butler's love affair with
Mexico almost supersedes his love for his son, Adrian, and
daughter, Alexandra--but just almost.
Spirit of Mexico
Cooper Haden fell in love with Oaxaca and her book shows it.
Through her exquisite photographs, she captures the heart and
soul of one of Mexico's more unique indigenous regions.
M. Mayo, otherwise known as C.M. Mayo, has fallen head over
heals in love with Baja. Drawn numerous times to its mountainous
interior, broad beaches and crystal blue waters, in a search to
learn its secrets, she presents what she learned in Miraculous
Air, a book that’s sometimes travel narrative, sometimes
historical account, and sometimes Mayo’s personal