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  • Cocinas Economicas

    If you like to experience new things when you travel, here's something fun to add to your "To Do" list when you visit the Rancho:  visit a local cocina economica. It's rural Mexico's version of fast food chains. No....strike that. It's good food fast - much better than a ...

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    I Wish I Had Another Week!

    My sister had planned this vacation.  She is what I call an expert horseman.  She invited me along, and even though my idea of vacation includes an ice cold fruity drink, sun and a sandy beach, I agreed. I was looking forward to some sister time and just a nice week away from ...

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    Plan The Perfect Family Summer Vacation At The Rancho

    What are you doing this summer? The kids will be out of school before you know it and you'll have two or three months to fill. Why not do something completely different?  Come to Rancho Las Cascadas, learn to ride a horse and experience a new culture. It's the perfect mix of ...

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    The Golden Eagle: National Bird of Mexico

    When you visit the Rancho you will discover an incredible range of birds out on the rides, and the eagle is just one of those magnificent species. The eagle is North America’s largest bird of prey and rather importantly, the Golden Eagle is the national bird of Mexico. The ...

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    Stretch Your Legs and Explore

    I wake up early when I stay at the Ranch. The sun is usually shining through the window before 7:00 am and it wakes me from a peaceful and very restful sleep. Breakfast isn't ready until 8:00 am, so there is plenty of time to get out and stretch my legs. I like to enjoy the quiet...

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    Diego Rivera – Mexico City Mural Trail

    Diego Rivera is one of Mexico’s most famous painters. He rebelled against the traditional school of painting and created a way of working that combined historical, social and political ideas - allowing him to reflect the cultural changes at that time in Mexico and the rest of ...

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    Monarch Life History

    Monarch butterflies are a familiar sight in the USA and southern Canada, but each winter they disappear. Unlike many species, they don't die off –they migrate south, like birds, to hibernate in vast numbers in a few sites in the mountains of central Mexico, and to a lesser ...

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    The Monarch Butterfly Phenomenon

    Monarch butterflies migrate south in excess of 2,500 miles each year to escape cold northern winters and to hibernate in Mexico; they are the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration as birds do. This in itself is impressive. But what impressed me even more, on our ...

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    Chicle & The Mexican Origins of Chewing Gum

    Chewing gum. That little pack of tasty stuff we carry around in our pockets. But did you know that chewing gum actually originated in Mexico? Chicle as it is commonly known in Mexico, began its life as a natural gum that comes from the Sapodilla tree. The latex these trees ...

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    Las Posadas

    Guests who visit the Rancho during the Christmas season can experience a unique tradition: Las Posadas. The singular form of the word means lodging or accommodation in Spanish.  Around the Christmas season, the plural form refers to the nine-day religious event reenacting the ...

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