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What to eat to Celebrate Mexican Independence Posted by on Sep 17, 2020

September is a very colorful month in Mexico! Everywhere you go, the Mexican flag is displayed proudly to commemorate our independence from Spain. This year, we celebrate 212 years of independencia; if you want to know more about the fight for independence and the celebrations, you can read this post I wrote. In this post, I…

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¡Viva México! (Long Live Mexico) Posted by on Sep 16, 2020

Hoy es el Día de la Independencia de México. Es una de las fiestas más importantes del país (Today is Mexico’s Independence Day. It’s one of the most important holidays in the country). The celebrations will be a bit more tame this year due to the ongoing pandemic, as large public gatherings are not allowed. In…

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El día de la Independencia de México Posted by on Sep 17, 2019

El día 16 de septiembre se celebra el Día de la Independencia de México (On September 16, Mexico’s Independence Day is celebrated). It’s a very festive time with lots going on. Hay desfiles, conciertos, fiestas y más (There are parades, concerts, parties, and more). I’ve been fortunate enough to celebrate Mexican Independence Day the past…

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Mexico’s Call for Independence 209 Years Ago Posted by on Sep 12, 2019

In the early hours of September 16, 1810, in the town of Dolores in the state of Guanajuato, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla together with other revolutionary fighters, asked his people to take up arms and fight against the forces Nueva España or the Spanish colony in Mexico. Miguel Hidalgo gave the famous grito and rang the…

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La Cultura Mexicana (Mexican Culture) Posted by on Apr 26, 2019

La Cultura Mexicana (Mexican Culture)

It’s no secret that me encanta México (I love Mexico). I’ve been living there on and off for the last two years now, and I’m about to go back for round three in a few days. Whenever people ask me why I love living in Mexico so much, I always mention la cultura Mexicana (Mexican…

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