Revolution in Chiapas: An Unstoppable Force

Throughout my years of study, I have increasingly become interested in the indigenous populations in Mexico and Central America. I have been visiting the state of Chiapas that contains the largest population of indigenous people and is also the poorest region of the state.  For the poorest state to have the most indigenous people is … Continue reading Revolution in Chiapas: An Unstoppable Force

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5 Ways to Be an Effective Cultural Tourist in Mexico

Cultural tourism seems to be a slippery slope with travelers. Some think that tourism is an industry that contributes greatly to poverty reduction and economic stability in developing nations. Not everyone agrees, however, as many contests that tourism in the more rural traditional areas are catering to tourists reducing the authenticity of the culture, exploiting … Continue reading 5 Ways to Be an Effective Cultural Tourist in Mexico