Articles Tagged ‘Crafts’

The Crafts Market of Puebla: El Parian

The Crafts Market of Puebla: El Parian February 25, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The word “Parian” comes from the Tagalog, the language spoken by the Philippines, and means Market. Due to the Manila galleon that had trades with Mexico between the 16th and 19th Centuries, many words from Nahuatl were introduced to Tagalog, and vice versa. El Parian is the most popular and typical...

Traditional Crafts from Oaxaca

Traditional Crafts from Oaxaca December 8, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Yes, I know this is a blog about Puebla, but who could blame for wanting to talk about Oaxaca? And since we’re close to Christmas, how about talking about all the amazing gifts you could buy in Oaxaca? I’m talking about the beautiful and uniques handicrafts made in this Mexican state. Among all the...