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  Mexican Independence Day - September 15th-16th

Mexican Independence Day celebrates the events and people that eventually resulted in independence from Spain, the country that had control over the territory of New Spain, as it was also known then. Fueled by three centuries of oppression and sparked by a call (Grito de Dolores) to revolt in 1810 by the respected Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo, the first call to arms was made in the village of Dolores, in the state of Guanajuato. The uprising pitted the poor indigenous indians and mixed mestizo groups against the priviledged classes of Spanish descent, and pushed them into a violent and bloody battle for freedom from Spain. Read more here...

  Destination Highlight: Playa del Carmen!
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Located about an hour south of Cancun in the Riviera Maya is the seaside village of Playa del Carmen. You won't find many high rise resorts here like in Cancun, but you will discover a wonderful seaside gem with smaller boutique lodgings and a distinct European flavor. More on Playa del Carmen...

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  Business Highlight! Kay Tours
Tulum weddings
Our idea of a personalized private tour is to show you the nicest spots in an individual way, of the beaten path, exactly the way YOU like it. Are you on a destination wedding, an anniversary, or just on a family vacation? We start our private tours in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Puerto Morelos, Puerto Aventuras and the Riviera Maya. Just contact us & we will send you some personalized itineraries. See details at Kay Tours

  About Mexico What's Cooking in Mexico? Mexican Recipes
Cuisine of Mexico
The variety of food available in Mexico is truly great, with unique dishes for each region as you move from the north to the south, east to west, with many regional styles throughout. We are often asked, "What is the official food or meal of Mexico?" The truth is, there is no real official dish of Mexico, as it really depends on where you are. Read more at Mexican Recipes

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