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Let’s explore Ajijic, Part 3

Ajijic is a small village, but there is a lot of activity there.

Besides all of the shops, restaurants and small businesses, there is even a small independent living facility just across from the lake. 410 more words

. Mexico

We explored El Taji­n the day after the U.S. inaugurated a showman as President. He was an improbable candidate who rode into office demeaning Mexicans, promising to build a wall along the border, and break up NAFTA. 1,045 more words

Mexican Culture

Aesop's Fables in Nahuatl

While reading a history of the Latin language recently, I came across one of the fables of Aesop – translated into English from Nahuatl. In case you’ve never heard of Nahuatl, it was the language of the Aztec empire and in consequence the… 550 more words

The Rest

Indigenous México: Náhuatl and Aztec

THE AZTECS ARE ALIVE AND WELL: The Náhuatl Language in México
By John P. Schmal

“On August 13, 1521, Tenochtitlán – the capital of the extensive Aztec Empire – fell to a large force of Spanish and indigenous soldiers. 2,400 more words


3rd February 2017

Nahuatl – Evolución
Language – Spanish

I’m still awake, so I might as well do today’s tune as well!

Black Sabbath played in Birmingham last night, so this track by Mexican rock gods Nahuatl seemed appropriate to commemorate that occasion. 67 more words

X, Ex, o Equis

Náhuatl, the lingua franca (how ridiculous does that term sound in this context?) of the Aztec Empire, has left its mark on the world, even on us gringos. 275 more words


What is "Chilango"?

When you are in Mexico (or watch Mexican novelas) you will hear this word a lot. Seems to be no logic behind its meaning, so it might take a while to understand what we Mexicans mean when we say this. 588 more words