Inspired by a report of a cave without an end, we began our search for La Cuata Cave, set in a precipice overlooking the Santiago River in Jalisco.
Scorpions, earwigs and ants were one thing, but the birds and beasts were another, more welcome feature of rural life in western Mexico.
The CFE spent humongous amounts of money on a project which never generated a single watt of power.
In your wanderings you will occasionally pop out of the forest and find yourself standing on a ledge gasping at the magnificent view of the city.
There were more than a hundred thin disks of obsidian no more than an inch in diameter, each one with a tiny hole right in the center, in a Jalisco museum.
A river runs right through a cave whose high, cathedral-like roof and its two spectacular arches are dripping with stalactites, curtains and flowstone.
More and more people are turning their laptop into their principal workhorse while confined to their homes because of Covid-19.
The first caver woke it up, the second stepped right on it and the unlucky third person was left to make the apologies.
Housed in a beautiful old hacienda, the museum receives visitors from all over the world, including experts in archaeology and paleontology.
An army of tall monoliths stands guard over the small town of Cuautla, Jalisco, which is either Mexico’s Stonehenge or another awe inspiring work of nature.
Analysis finds that large urns discovered in Jalisco were used to make tejuino, a traditional corn beer.
Pestilence used to be something to worry about, but decades of mild epidemics led most to believe that pestilence and plague were things of the past.
Going to and from work means following a long series of steps to ensure that neither clothes nor the body are contaminated with Covid-19.
If you live in Mexico finding good books in English is difficult in the best of times and a headache if a pandemic has you under siege. The answer? E-books.
A new book presents the first study of the archaeology of the whole of western Mexico, from the earliest to the latest cultural periods, by a single author.
Sea turtles discovered Boca de Tomates long before human beings did, turning it into a popular spot for laying their eggs.
Just as it can cost outsiders an effort to learn that hugging and kissing are mandatory behavior in Mexico, it can take Mexicans some effort to unlearn it.
It’s a rough climb up Big Nose Mountain, southwest of Guadalajara, but vast panoramas and a hike alongside monolithic boulders more than make up for it.
Built over six decades and containing 80 elaborate murals, the venerable Guadalajara mansion known as the Palace of the Cows is now open to visitors.
North of Puerto Vallarta, the remote Arroyo de las Piletas harbors numerous well-preserved petroglyphs that remain wide open to interpretation.
Following the footsteps of mankind’s earliest migration, journalist Paul Salopek embarked on a walk from Ethiopia to Patagonia, sending dispatches en route.
A Mexican non-profit holds seminars to explain the uses and benefits of medicinal cannabis, notably its positive effects on children with epilepsy.
Every year in January, Bakpak magazine holds a breakfast and orientation in Parque Ecológico la Huasteca, a mountainous area southwest of Monterrey.
In Ajijic, “La Rusa” was a mysterious horsewoman who rode around dressed all in black while being swindled out of the proceeds of a gold mine.
Don Raymundo Acosta was a lad of 15 in 1943 when a mini-volcano two meters high popped up in the cornfield of Dionisio Pulido of Paricutín.