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Puebla / Mexico City 7.1 Earthquake 9/19/17

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Mexico was hit again with another earthquake on September 19th. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the state of Puebla near Mexico City. Damage in Puebla and Mexico City as well as other surrounding states in Central Mexico. We've put together images and videos from social media so you can see what is happening and we will keep updating. #MexicoEarthquake #PrayforMexico

Last Update 10:53am PDT 9/20/17


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https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us2000ar20#map



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The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 225. https://t.co/krqmD6gB7p— The Associated Press (@AP) September 20, 2017

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Drone footage shows ongoing rescue from #CDMX#MexicoCity#Sismo#Temblor#LaRoma#AlertaSismica#Earthquakepic.twitter.com/a01yzVrwmj— Hurricane Info (@HurricaneData) September 20, 2017

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Restaurant Review: Entre Tierras in Puebla

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Our blogs usually consist of stories and information about Mexico, but as we travel around the country we think it's important to begin to point out the great hotels, restaurants, tours, etc. that we have experienced.

And a great place to start is a wonderful restaurant in Puebla; Entre Tierras.


Puebla, as many of you know, is possibly the heart of colonial Mexico cuisine. There are numerous choices throughout the city from excellent taco stands to fine dining and of course Mole Poblano. However on this trip I decided to try a fine dining establishment just outside the colonial center.

Entre Tierras is located across the street from Hotel Señorial and about a 4-5 block walk from the Zocalo in Puebla's historic center. I had actually read about the restaurant in a magazine on my flight from Los Angeles to Puebla.

As mentioned above Puebla is famous for it's cuisine and there are many famous dishes and restaurants to try. Institutions such as El Mural de los Poblanos and F…

The famous Cinco de Mayo forts of Puebla

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Many people know of Cinco de Mayo, but most don't know why they are celebrating other than having a margarita or tequila shot. In fact, most people outside of Mexico think Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, it's not.



Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of the Mexican forces in the Battle of Puebla over the battle-tested and twice as large army from France in 1862. Some say the key to General Ignacio Zaragoza's victory were the defense of the twin forts; Guadalupe and Loreto in the hills above Puebla.




Today, the Mexican and Puebla governments have restored these forts and made the surrounding area a large park called  Centro Civico 5 de Mayo. The complex also includes a planetarium, an archaeological museum, a Olympic soccer stadium and green areas. it has become an area for families and visitors to learn about history and relax on a day off.

The Forts (Fuertes de Loreto y Guadalupe) have an interactive museum called Museo Regional INAH at The Forts. This muse…