Articles Tagged ‘“legend”’

The Tale of La China Poblana

The Tale of La China Poblana January 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Lately I’ve been mentioning La China Poblana too much, and people have been asking who was her, why was she so important, and why do I keep bringing her on? Well, all those questions have answers, and quite interesting ones, by the way. The legend of this emblematic woman was born between the XVI and...

The Legend of the Volcanos: the Popo and the Izta

The Legend of the Volcanos: the Popo and the Izta January 3, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Popocatepelt woke up early this year! On the first day of 2011 this active volcano just 40 km -24 miles- west of the city of Puebla, emitted a 1.5 km -almost a mile- high fumarole. This is somehow normal for us, we’re use to “ashy” mornings, when we have to sweep and shake the ash off the cars...

Where Do Stars Come From?

Where Do Stars Come From? August 17, 2010 | What's New | Read More
I just heard a beautiful legend from the North Mountain Range of Puebla about the origins of the Milky Way and the stars in the sky, and I wanted to share it with you. The nahuatlacas were seven tribes with shared origins that came from the mythical Chicomoztoc and that went along in a long pilgrimage...