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Archive: Oct 2016

Day of the Dead

Day of the dead altar

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…

Alebrijes

alebrije

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…

Handcrafts’ market

agua moringa

Discover Mexico Cozumel Park hosted October’s Handcrafts’ market on Saturday 1st.  We had about 10 local artisans bring their products to the park, so that the local community would be able to buy directly from them and have a throughout explanation of how they create their products and how to use them, this way our…