Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Jardines de México

Mexico begins spring with the opening of the world's largest garden. Or so they say, at least, their promoters. With an area of 51 hectares (three of them corresponding to greenhouses). They opened this theme park of flowers and plants in Jojutla (Morelos), near Cuernavaca, the city of eternal spring.

With 51 hectares, Jardines de México, in Jojutla, Morelos, is positioned as posibly world's largest garden. The inauguration took place on  21, 22 and 23 March with a concert of tenor Fernando de la Mora.

This project is divided into eight themed gardens: Japanese, Italian, Cacti, The Labyrinth of Senses, Four Springs-where flowers typical of each will be exhibited season-Tropical, fans with flowers and pampered kindergarten, in which be taught environmental education workshops, among other activities.

The resort also features a Convention and Exhibition Centre, restaurants, greenhouses and "spectare", an entertainment center with capacity for 4000. In addition it is planned to build a hotel.

The project also includes the first Latin American school of gardening for professionals.

Jardines de Mexico

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Papalote Museo del niño, Cuernavaca

Vicente Guerrero # 205, col. Lomas de la Selva, Cuernavaca, Morelos

In what was once the Casino de la Selva, is now the Papalote Museum. It's a relative of the same in Chapultepec but is slightly smaller and has its own charm. In one of its sections the famous murals can be seen that for many years gave identity to the building. In the Papalote Children's Museum of Cuernavaca there is the Blue Room of Van Gogh, a room to sharpen the senses of hearing and touch in a camera obscura, and harmonize some notes in a giant Kandinsky piano. Although it is a place for kids, there is fun for everyone.

Papalote Museo del niño, Cuernavaca

Monday, August 05, 2013

New Morelos Tourism Video

Published on July 2, 2013

Morelos is a flower of 33 petals representing the 33 municipalities of Morelos.  Morelos is culture, nature and tradition.

This video, Morelos, is part of a campaign to promote the natural and historical wonders we have in Morelos and position it as national and international tourist destination.

Pretty corny, people un-Mexican in appearance and aimed at people with much money .... but it's done well and watchable.

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