Archives for September 2013

San Pedro Garza García: The Early Days

San Pedro Garza García, the serene “Neighborhood in the Valley” envisioned by 1940’s Monterrey entrepreneurs, is today home to over 125,000 residents. Read the full article…

Cleaning Up the World One Beach at a Time

We live in global society—and in terms of environmental conservation, that’s a very good thing. International Coastal Cleanup Day is one example. Read the full article…

Promoting Peace

In an August radio interview, Mauricio Fernández, a long-time Nuevo León politician, declared that there are currently six drug cartels operating in the state, including a new group that recently broke off from the Zetas who themselves splintered from the Gulf Cartel in 2010. In Monterrey, references to la inseguridad, the insecurity, frequently come up […] Read the full article…

Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey

    Last week’s post featured Chipinque, one park within the 177,395.95-hectare (438,354.9-acre) system Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey (Peaks of Monterrey National Park) located primarily south of Monterrey, Mexico. Whether your idea of enjoying nature is dining on the patio of a nice restaurant or diving in a subterranean river, the other parks within […] Read the full article…

Parque Ecológico Chipinque, September 2, 2013

Parque Ecológico Chipinque, the most accessible of the parks in Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey system, offers over 22 miles of hiking and mountain-biking trails and much more. Read the full article…