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Mexico's First Malting Company Supplying Craft Brewers

Altiplano is Mexico's new malting plant. First, I would like to offer some basics in beer making:  The three must have ingredients are water, yeast and malted barley. Others added to change flavors and characteristics are strictly a personal preference. Yeast and water, being very important to the flavors and profiles, barley is where…
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Casquito de Vallarta, Newly Discovered Species of Turtle

JALISCO .- "Casquito de Vallarta" is very vulnerable to disappear due to the urban growth of Puerto Vallarta, since its distribution is reduced. The body, which barely goes beyond the palm of a hand, abandons its inert state. It recognizes its habitat in a stream in Puerto Vallarta, where it begins to walk among the leaf litter,…
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Fiesta de La Peñita - 2018

This years Fiesta de la Peñita, features parades and celebrations from all 9 Colonias. One by one for 9 days, the parades and celebrations continue. By police escort, the parades start in the colonias and finish at the plaza and church in La Peñita. They are timed to arrive in time for a church service, during which everyone is welcome…
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Thanks From GEMA

On behalf of GEMA, the Project For Abused and Abandoned Women and Children in our community, we would like to thank everyone for their support this season.  It is because of your caring and generosity that we are pleased to announce we are able to start construction of one of the bedrooms for a much needed shelter, and eventually realize…
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Musings of Bagger Dave - Field of Dreams - Mexico Style

Just about every Christmas, for the past dozen years or so, my family and I have spent a fortnight in Barra de Navidad, a small town on the Pacific coast of Mexico, four or five hours south of Puerto Vallarta. Two weeks in the sun when Vancouver Island was getting wind and rain, maybe even snow, was just what the doctor ordered. We’d…
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All New 100% Mexican Owned Zacua

The all new Mexican owned and produced Zacua will be manufactured in Puebla. The firm intends to produce 80 zero polluting vehicles and with a price of 550 thousand pesos in its first year. Jorge Martínez Ramos, executive president of the firm and the governor Antonio Gali Fayad inaugurated this plant that is located in…
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Guayafest 2018 - Guayabitos

They Volkswagens weren't here for long but they certainly were here. A fine group of folks that simply love their cars.  And their beer, I might add. They also know how to party as testified by the remains from their evening. Here are a few photos taken by numerous folks that also love volks: As you can see by…