Favorite Places! – ¡Lugares Fvoritos!

Favorite Places! – ¡Lugares Fvoritos!

Un Dibujo Diario en Cuarentena

Marzo 31, 2020.

Debido a la situacion de cuarentena que estamos viviendo he decidido hacer un dibujo diario utilizando mandalas y zentangle art, esto es para ocupar un poco de mi tiempo en algo creativo. Así que desde hoy empezaré a subir mis dibujos. Te invito a verlos y si hay alguno que te interese estará a tu  disposición.

Visita la página de Contacto en donde te atenderé con gusto. 

 

Veracruz – ¡Mi Puerto favorito! – My favorite Port!

Veracruz es uno de los lugares que más disfruto visitar, por la alegría de la gente, la comida, los lugares entrañables y el hermoso mar.

Un reportaje acerca del Puerto de Veracruz  con Patty Eversbusch

 

 


Veracruz is one of the most enjoyable places to visit, for the joy of the people, the food, the beloved places and the beautiful sea.
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San Miguel de Allende – Guanajuato

Es una de las ciudades que más disfruto visitar, porque está llena de artesanía y cultura además de las aguas termales que existen a  10 kms. de la ciudad, inolvidables paseos.

San Miguel de Allende es una ciudad del estado mexicano de Guanajuato. Se encuentra a una altitud de 1910 m y está situada a 274 km, de la Ciudad de México, a 97 km de la ciudad de Guanajuato y a 157 Km de León Guanajuato. Es parte de la macro región del Bajío.

El 7 de julio de 2008 fue inscrita por la Unesco en el Patrimonio cultural de la Humanidad. Bajo el título de Villa Protectora de San Miguel el Grande y Santuario de Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco, la distinción se otorgó debido a su aporte cultural y arquitectónico al Barroco mexicano y a su importancia en la lucha de Independencia de México de España.

El 1 de noviembre de 2013 fue nombrada por la revista Condenast Traveler como la mejor ciudad del mundo junto con otras 24 ciudad que son reconocidas por su gran aportación cultural, belleza arquitectónica, y lugares de diversión.

Anteriormente fue parte del proyecto de “pueblos mágicos“, pero debido a esta última distinción de la Unesco, fue cambiada su designación.

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Colorful Steet, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

Colorful Steet, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

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San Miguel de Allende

Is one of the places that y have enjoyed to visit the most, it is full of culture and art craft besides the hot springs that exists around 10 kms. from the city, unforgettable promenades.

San Miguel de Allende is a city in the Mexican state of Guanajuato. It is located at an altitude of 1910 m and is located 274 km from Mexico City, 97 km from the city of Guanajuato and 157 km of Leon Guanajuato. It is part of the macro Bajio region.

The July 7, 2008 was inscribed by UNESCO on cultural World Heritage Site. Entitled Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Atotonilco, the distinction was granted because of its cultural and architectural contribution to the Mexican Baroque and its importance in the struggle for Independence of Mexico from Spain.

The November 1, 2013 was appointed by Condenast Traveler magazine as the best city in the world along with 24 other city that are known for its cultural contribution, architectural beauty, and entertainment venues.

He was formerly part of the project of “magic towns”, but because the latter distinction of Unesco, its designation was changed.

¡La leyenda de los volcanes!

La vista que engalana a la ciudad más grande del mundo: la Ciudad de México, está realzada por la majestuosidad de dos de los volcanes más altos del hemisferio, se trata del Popocatépetl y del Iztaccíhuatl.

La presencia milenaria de estos enormes volcanes ha sido de gran importancia en las diferentes sociedades que los han admirado y venerado, siendo fuente de inspiración de múltiples leyendas sobre su origen y creación. Entre ellas las más conocidas son dos que a continuación relataremos.

Hace ya miles de años, cuando el Imperio Azteca estaba en su esplendor y dominaba el Valle de México, como práctica común sometían a los pueblos vecinos, requiriéndoles un tributo obligatorio. Fue entonces cuando el cacique de los Tlaxcaltecas, acérrimos enemigos de los Aztecas, cansado de esta terrible opresión, decidió luchar por la libertad de su pueblo.

El cacique tenía una hija, llamada Iztaccíhuatl, era la princesa más bella y depositó su amor en el joven Popocatépetl, uno de los más apuestos guerreros de su pueblo.

Ambos se profesaban un inmenso amor, por lo que antes de partir a la guerra, Popocatépetl pidió al cacique la mano de la princesa Iztaccíhuatl. El padre accedió gustoso y prometió recibirlo con una gran celebración para darle la mano de su hija si regresaba victorioso de la batalla.

El valiente guerrero aceptó, se preparó para partir y guardó en su corazón la promesa de que la princesa lo esperaría para consumar su amor.

Al poco tiempo, un rival de amores de Popocatépetl, celoso del amor de ambos se profesaban, le dijo a la princesa Iztaccíhuatl que su amado había muerto durante el combate.

Abatida por la tristeza y sin saber que todo era mentira, la princesa murió.

Tiempo después, Popocatépetl regresó victorioso a su pueblo, con la esperanza de ver a su amada. A su llegada, recibió la terrible noticia sobre el fallecimiento de la princesa Iztaccíhuatl.

Entristecido con la noticia, vagó por las calles durante varios días y noches, hasta que decidió hacer algo para honrar su amor y que el recuerdo de la princesa permaneciera en la memoria de los pueblos.

Mandó construir una gran tumba ante el Sol, amontonando 10 cerros para formar una enorme montaña.
Tomó entre sus brazos el cuerpo de su princesa, lo llevó a la cima y lo recostó inerte sobre la gran montaña.  El joven guerrero le dio un beso póstumo, tomó una antorcha humeante y se arrodilló frente a su amada, para velar así, su sueño eterno.

Desde aquel entonces permanecen juntos, uno frente a otro. Con el tiempo la nieve cubrió sus cuerpos, convirtiéndose en dos enormes volcanes que seguirán así hasta el final del mundo.

La leyenda añade, que cuando el guerrero Popocatépetl se acuerda de su amada, su corazón que guarda el fuego de la pasión eterna, tiembla y su antorcha echa humo.   Por ello hasta hoy en día, el volcán Popocatépetl continúa arrojando fumarolas.

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The view that adorns the world’s largest city – Mexico City – is enhanced by the majesty of two of the highest volcanoes in the hemisphere: Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl.

The presence of these enormous millennial volcanoes has been of great significance for the different societies that have admired and revered them, being a source of inspiration for the many legends about their origin and creation. Among these, the best known are two that we will relate below.
Thousands of years ago, when the Aztec Empire was in its heyday and dominated the Valley of Mexico, it was common practice to subject neighboring towns, and to require a mandatory tax.  It was then that the chief of the Tlaxcaltecas, bitter enemies of the Aztecs, weary of this terrible oppression, decided to fight for his people’s freedom.

The chief had a daughter named Iztaccihuatl: the most beautiful of all the princesses, who had professed her love for young Popocatepetl, one of her father’s people and the most handsome warrior.

Both professed a deep love for each other, so before leaving for war, Popocatepetl asked the chief for the hand of Princess Iztaccihuatl.

The father gladly agreed and promised to welcome him back with a big celebration to give him his daughter’s hand if he returned victorious from the battle.

The brave warrior accepted, prepared everything and departed keeping in his heart the promise that the princess would be waiting for him to consummate their love.

Soon afterward, a love rival of Popocatepetl, jealous of the love they professed to each other, told Princess Iztaccihuatl that her beloved had died in combat.

Crushed by such tragedy and overwhelmed by sadness the princess died, without even imagining it could be a lie.

Popocatepetl returned victorious to his people, hoping to find his beloved princess.   Upon arrival, he received the terrible news of the death of Iztaccihuatl.

Devastated by the news, he wandered about the streets for several days and nights, until he decided he had to do something to honor her love and to assure that the princess would not ever be forgotten.

He ordered a great tomb built under the sun, piling up ten hills together to form a huge mountain.

He carried the dead Princess in his arms, took her to the summit and laid her on the great mountain. The young warrior lovingly kissed her cold lips, took a smoking torch and knelt in front of his beloved to watch over her eternal sleep.

From then on, they continue together, facing each other.  Eventually the snow covered their bodies, forming two majestic volcanoes that would remain joined till the end of time.

The legend goes on to say that when the warrior Popocatepetl remembers his beloved, his heart – that preserves the fire of eternal passion – shakes and his torch smokes.

That’s why, even today; the Popocatepetl volcano continues spewing fumaroles.

As for the coward, Tlaxcala, who lied to Iztaccihuatl, overcome with repentance for the tragedy that ensued, he went off to die very near his land.  He also became a mountain, Pico de Orizaba, another of the region’s volcanoes and now, from afar, watches the eternal dream of the two lovers, never again to be separated.

This legend has been passed on from generation to generation since the time of the Aztec Empire, in the XIV century, and the importance given to them is clear, for the names that they have today were given to them since that time.

 

The view that adorns the world’s largest city – Mexico City – is enhanced by the majesty of two of the highest volcanoes in the hemisphere: Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl.

The presence of these enormous millennial volcanoes has been of great significance for the different societies that have admired and revered them, being a source of inspiration for the many legends about their origin and creation. Among these, the best known are two that we will relate below.
Thousands of years ago, when the Aztec Empire was in its heyday and dominated the Valley of Mexico, it was common practice to subject neighboring towns, and to require a mandatory tax.  It was then that the chief of the Tlaxcaltecas, bitter enemies of the Aztecs, weary of this terrible oppression, decided to fight for his people’s freedom.

The chief had a daughter named Iztaccihuatl: the most beautiful of all the princesses, who had professed her love for young Popocatepetl, one of her father’s people and the most handsome warrior.

Both professed a deep love for each other, so before leaving for war, Popocatepetl asked the chief for the hand of Princess Iztaccihuatl.

The father gladly agreed and promised to welcome him back with a big celebration to give him his daughter’s hand if he returned victorious from the battle.

The brave warrior accepted, prepared everything and departed keeping in his heart the promise that the princess would be waiting for him to consummate their love.

Soon afterward, a love rival of Popocatepetl, jealous of the love they professed to each other, told Princess Iztaccihuatl that her beloved had died in combat.

Crushed by such tragedy and overwhelmed by sadness the princess died, without even imagining it could be a lie.

Popocatepetl returned victorious to his people, hoping to find his beloved princess.   Upon arrival, he received the terrible news of the death of Iztaccihuatl.

Devastated by the news, he wandered about the streets for several days and nights, until he decided he had to do something to honor her love and to assure that the princess would not ever be forgotten.

He ordered a great tomb built under the sun, piling up ten hills together to form a huge mountain.

He carried the dead Princess in his arms, took her to the summit and laid her on the great mountain. The young warrior lovingly kissed her cold lips, took a smoking torch and knelt in front of his beloved to watch over her eternal sleep.

From then on, they continue together, facing each other.  Eventually the snow covered their bodies, forming two majestic volcanoes that would remain joined till the end of time.

The legend goes on to say that when the warrior Popocatepetl remembers his beloved, his heart – that preserves the fire of eternal passion – shakes and his torch smokes.

That’s why, even today; the Popocatepetl volcano continues spewing fumaroles.

As for the coward, Tlaxcala, who lied to Iztaccihuatl, overcome with repentance for the tragedy that ensued, he went off to die very near his land.  He also became a mountain, Pico de Orizaba, another of the region’s volcanoes and now, from afar, watches the eternal dream of the two lovers, never again to be separated.

This legend has been passed on from generation to generation since the time of the Aztec Empire, in the XIV century, and the importance given to them is clear, for the names that they have today were given to them since that time.