Coffee Culture

In the last couple of decades, Oaxaca has become quite adept at cultivating an excellent shade-grown, fair trade, mountain grown coffee bean.  That’s not what I’d like to talk about in this post however. What has been on my mind a lot recently has been how Mexico, especially Oaxaca, has cultivated something much more interesting: … Continue reading Coffee Culture

Cielito Lindo

Banamex has sponsored a video of one of my all-time favorite Mexican songs – Cielito Lindo, which has recently become somewhat of a theme song for Mexicans all over the world.  This version is very interesting because it involves people from all walks of life. The English translation is: Through dark tresses, heavenly one, a … Continue reading Cielito Lindo