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Alebrije Workshop by Discover Mexico

  New experience In Cozumel Island – Alebrije Workshop by Discover Mexico! Alebrijes originated in Mexico City in 1936 from Pedro Linares, a Mexican artist. He was known for making piñatas, masks, and papier-mâché figures. In 1936, he became very ill with a high fever that caused hallucinations in which he saw wild, vibrantly-colored animals [...]

February 27th, 2017|Bloggers|0 Comments

That Wanderlust at Discover Mexico

At Discover Mexico we understand the importance of social media, and we recognize the significant influence that bloggers have on their readers. On December 13th, it was our pleasure to welcome Dutch blogger Renate Rigters to our park, whose blog “That Wanderlust”, has been online for a few years ever since she realized she had [...]

January 14th, 2017|Bloggers|0 Comments

Mexican Christmas & December Holidays

  Mexico has a special enchantment when it comes to December traditions.  Although influenced by the Catholic religion, for the most part, they are really about one of Mexico’s main traits: the importance that Mexican people have for their families. Family remains a priority for most Mexican people and, because of this, when December comes, [...]

December 28th, 2016|Mexican holidays|0 Comments

Tequila

If there is one drink that is known around the world for being Mexican, that has to be tequila! Tequila has become a trademark for Mexican culture, heritage, idiosyncrasy, and even the people’s festive character.  It has been rediscovered over the past 30 years, and in doing so, its fame has crossed beyond Mexico’s borders [...]

November 29th, 2016|Mexican food & drinks|0 Comments

Day of the Dead

Mexico is known around the world for its colorful festivities and its people’s love for celebration (after all, we’re to blame for the popularization of the word “Fiesta”), however, there is one holiday in Mexico which is observed in a more peaceful manner and which has a rather peculiar significance, and even raises some brows [...]

October 31st, 2016|Cozumel Events, Mexican holidays|0 Comments

Alebrijes

Alebrijes are a world known handcraft from Mexico (the word “Alebrije” has no proper translation to English) and they have a long and peculiar history in Mexico, while the most known origin of them refers to a handcrafter who was sick in Mexico city who suffered from hallucinations, and having these strange mixed animal images [...]

October 22nd, 2016|Mexican handcrafts|0 Comments