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 was closed temporarily after the September 2017 earthquake, but as of July 23, 2018, it is again open to the public.  (Photos are by the author unless otherwise noted. Click on them to enlarge) Cuernavaca’s cultural life received a momentous boost when a sensational new museum opened to the pubic on Avenida Morelos 275, next…

SECURITY TOPS THE AGENDA IN MORELOS

 SECURITY TOPS THE AGENDA IN MORELOS                    Cuernavaca, Mor. Feb.21, 2015 The State of Morelos and its capital Cuernavaca have emerged as leaders in Mexico’s quest for improved security. The state and the “city of eternal spring” have long been beacons for national and international tourism. But foreigners have been more reluctant visitors in recent years,…

JIM HORN HONORED IN CUERNAVACA

                  IDENTIDAD MORELOS presents RECONOCIMIENTO to JIM HORN At a celebration of the 5th anniversary of its constitution, the civic organization Identidad Morelos presented  reconocimientos to several residents for their efforts in promoting the identity of Cuernavaca and the State of Morelos. Jim Horn was recognized for his guidebook to Cuernavaca, published since 1981, his…