Category: Puebla

How Is Cinco de Mayo Celebrated in Mexico?

How Is Cinco de Mayo... When you think of Cinco de Mayo, what comes to mind? Incredible food? Margaritas? Beer? Vibrant costumes? Music and dancing? Although all of the above symbolize this historic celebration (particularly in the United States), there's a lot more to be discovered -- especially once you cross the border. What Is Cinco de Mayo? You may have... Read More »

Dancing in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

Dancing in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico... Cholula, Puebla, Mexico Visits to Mexico are most often filled with adventure, entertainment, culture and fun. And sometimes the culture involves a local festival or celebration. In this video, Mexpro employee, Itzel Greenheck, found herself in a parade celebrating a Catholic Saint, while visiting Cholula, in the Mexican state of Puebla. Many of these types... Read More »

An Ancient Ritual: Los Voladores de Papantla

An Ancient Ritual: Los Voladores... Remembering The Dance of the Pole Flyers Performed in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico   It was a warm afternoon at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, dozens of middle school scuttled around the sculptures while the staff tried to teach them about Mexico's pre-Columbian heritage. "Shhh, be quiet" said one of the teachers, allowing... Read More »

Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

Cinco de Mayo in Mexico... As you may have read in my previous articles, the Fifth of May is more of a regional holiday in Mexico. In the US it's sort of a Mexican pride holiday where people parade the tri-color flag and Mexico's emblem all over the place. For a lot of people, it's mostly just another reason to... Read More »

Excursion to Puebla Part I

From my hotel balcony, during our excursion to the city of Puebla, I could see a vista of cobblestone streets, 400-year-old architecture, and countless churches and cathedrals... Read More »