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Rebecca Smith Hurd
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When a revolutionary gal points a rifle at you and tells you not to take another step, don’t think for a second that she won’t keep her word. #Puebla #Mexico  
NEW POST Did you know that Carmen Serdán fired the first shot in the Mexican Revolution in Puebla on Nov. 18, 1910? Learn more at our link—or visit the regional museum on Calle 6 Oriente.
#Mexico #travel #history  

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My first feature story reported (almost entirely) in Spanish! Hardest assignment ever. Loved every minute of it.

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I ate a catepillar taco and I (almost) liked it.

#Mexico #entomophagy  
NEW POST Have you ever eaten caterpillars, one of many insect-based regional delicacies? We have! Here's a recap of our experience, plus where you can taste butterfly larvae in #Puebla .

(Special thanks to Guillermo Duque de Estrada for the invitation and for sharing his enthusiasm for cuetlas.)

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Thrilled to be included in this list of “cultural observers, expatriates, journalists, and writers” whose “content is always interesting and thought-provoking” (and apparently providing fodder for mystery novels)!

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Something like the London Eye comes to Puebla, promising spectacular views of the Popocatepetl volcano.
NEW POST What's the deal behind the giant ferris wheel next to Angelopolis? Here's the scoop! #Puebla #Mexico  

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From mastodons to modern times in a Mexican town.
NEW POST  Perhaps the most important religious and indigenous site in #Mexico you’ve never heard of.

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On co-existing with an active volcano, plus some safety information in English.
NEW POST on Popocatépetl's recent activity and raised alert level, plus a few tips for staying safe and healthy!

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Have you voted today for ALL ABOUT PUEBLA? My #Mexico travel blog about #Puebla is a strong contender to win this contest — and your support could help seal the deal. Please vote again before the contest ends March 19 (tomorrow) at midnight EDT!

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Best reason to rock some 3-D glasses this month, IMHO. #Puebla #Mexico  

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Who’s hungry? Check out these five delicious — and meatless — typical foods. #Puebla #Mexico  
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