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Love this Frida Kahlo #quote

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Not Mexican but don't know where to put it

It’s not love, or tenderness, or affection, it’s life itself, my life, that I found what I saw it in your hands, in your month and in your breasts. I have the taste of almonds from your lips in my mouth. Our worlds have never gone outside. Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain. Frida Kahlo’s remarkable love letters to Diego Rivera

Handwoven by the Mexican Otomi Indians in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.

The ruins at Monte Albán - Oaxaca, Mexico

Head of a Rain God, 10th–11th century Mexico; Maya-Toltec Limestone

Ex Votos are votive offerings of gratitude for a vow or prayer fulfilled. Votive offerings in general are given before prayer fulfillment, they are given as appeasement, or veneration for forces beyond humankind. All types of votive offering occur around the globe from ancient to current times. These ex voto examples are from Mexico and Spain. They depict an experience and the subject of the votive offering, to thank e.g. a deity for sparing their lives or livelihoods.

The first proven chocoholics were in fact the ancient Maya of southeast Mexico who enjoyed chocolate's pleasures and health benefits almost three thousand years ago!

Mexican Hot Chocolate: In central and southern Mexico, people commonly drink chocolate twice a day year-round. Having a layer of foam on hot chocolate is as important today in Mexico as it was in ancient times. Mexicans believe the spirit of the drink is in the foam. The chocolate is whipped to a froth with a carved wooden utensil called a Molinillo and served in mugs. The Molinillo [moh-lee-NEE-oh] is the Mexican chocolate "whisk" or "stirrer."  It is made of "turned" wood and it is used to ...

Photos: The Food, Art, and Mayan Culture of Mérida, Mexico : Condé Nast Traveler. Breakfast at Rosas & Xocolate, a wonderfully romantic restaurant and stylish candy-pink hotel.

Montezuma Cypress: The tule Tree El Árbol del tule (The tule Tree) is a Montezuma cypress trees are very large (Taxodium mucronatum) near the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. This tree has a circumference of the greatest size is 190 feet (58 m) and diameters of 37 feet (11.3 m). The tule tree so thick and somewhat sticky, until there who say that you are not a hug this tree, even you who embraced of it.

Cinco de Mayo: A Celebration of Mexican Culture and Cuisine