I took a cooking class to gain a first-hand appreciation for the most famous and complex dish in the “Land of the Seven Moles”.
It is March, the Jacaranda are in bloom, and I am in Oaxaca.
To try to solve the Mayan mystery, we visited the three most popular ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula at Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, and Tulum.
Crossing the colonial Yucatán Peninsula, we formed new pastel-colored impressions amidst a jungle of dark green.
Like pilgrims flocking to the site of an astronomical apparition, we reached the end of a fishing pier in the small village of Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico.
After a couple of beach days in Cancún, we started inland on a month-long circumnavigation of the Yucatán Peninsula.
With the Yucatán Peninsula, Oaxaca, and Puebla, we have picked three irresistible places in southern Mexico for our next month-at-a-time adventure.
“Where there is music there can be no evil” Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
From Guanajuato, I marched across the Bajio region of central Mexico, a fertile plain considered the Cradle of Independence.
With a little free time in Guanajuato, I have dusted off my old Spanish, and signed up for two weeks of morning classes at La Hacienda Language School.