DAMAGED BUT UNDAUNTED,  MORELOS BECKONS TOURISTS, October 3, 2017­­­

On September 19, 2017, an earthquake struck Mexico causing severe to moderate damage in Mexico City and the states of Puebla and Morelos. The estimated 7.1 Richter-scale quake damaged about 150 thousand homes, some completely destroyed. Government sources confirm 366 lives lost, including 225 in the capital and 74 in Morelos.   Mexican first responders, the army,…

CuernaBus, Cuernavaca’s new city-tour bus.

UPDATE:  June 2017:  This service has been suspended and will operate only during the summer school vacation period and weekends. The story can be found in El Sol de Morelos, June 24, 2017.   https://www.elsoldecuernavaca.com.mx/local/funcionara-solo-en-vacaciones-el-cuernabus-centro-turistico CUERNABÚS,  THE CITY’S NEW TOURIST SERVICE CuernaBús began its city tours April 11, 2017, after its inauguration April 10 for officials…

STUDY ABROAD: WHY CHOOSE MEXICO? ITS PREEMINENCE & ITS IMPEDIMENTS

This post has been revised to reflect the improved State Department advisory for Cuernavaca, Morelos, January 2016. This is an expanded and illustrated version of a paper delivered August 6, 2015, at Universidad Internacional in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, at the 2nd International Congress, Latin America: Tradition & Globalization.   Click on the photos to enlarge them. For…

A NEW JEWEL ADORNS CUERNAVACA’S CENTRO HISTÓRICO. EL MUSEO DE ARTE INDÍGENA CONTEMPORÁNEO

UPDATE: the museum is closed temporarily due to earthquake damage at the neighboring building. Cuernavaca’s cultural life just received a momentous boost. A sensational new museum opened to the pubic on Avenida Morelos 275, next door to the church of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. The Museo de Arte Indígena Contemporáneo is a project of the Patronato Universitario of the…