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  Mexican Independence Day - September 16th, 2019
Independencia Mexico
Mexican Independence Day celebrates the events and people that eventually resulted in independence from Spain, the country that had control over the territory of New Spain, as it was also known then. Fueled by three centuries of oppression and sparked by a call (Grito de Dolores) to revolt in 1810 by the respected Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo, the first call to arms was made in the village of Dolores, in the state of Guanajuato. The uprising pitted the poor indigenous indians and mixed mestizo groups against the priviledged classes of Spanish descent, and pushed them into a violent and bloody battle for freedom from Spain. Contrary to popular belief in the rest of the world, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's independence day. Read more here...

  Destination Highlight: Puebla!
Callejon de los Sapos, Puebla
Heroic Puebla de Zaragoza, or Puebla de los Angeles, is one of the cultural gems of Mexico. Located about 70 miles from Mexico City, Puebla contains more works of art than any other place in Mexico and the Americas and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Puebla's Historic Center of the city, which was founded in the 16th century, reflects its rich and turbulent history. Although the downtown area showcases centuries of history, Puebla today is one of the Mexico's largest cities. More on Puebla...

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  Business Highlight! Hotel Flor de Maria

The Hotel Flor de Maria is known as one of the best value places in Puerto Escondido. Just 50 meters from Playa Marinero, the best swimming beach in town, we are centrally located between Playa Zicatela (world renowned surfing beach) and the Adoquin (walking street with shops and restaurants). Step off the beach, into this charming colonial style hotel, where all the rooms face on to a central courtyard.
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  About Mexico What's Cooking in Mexico? Mexican Recipes
Cuisine of Mexico
The variety of food available in Mexico is truly great, with unique dishes for each region as you move from the north to the south, east to west, with many regional styles throughout. We are often asked, "What is the official food or meal of Mexico?" The truth is, there is no real official dish of Mexico, as it really depends on where you are. Read more at Mexican Recipes

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