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Calaveras Puebla, Mexico

Day of the Dead: The Calavera Poem

This is Mexican Poetry One of the words most associated with Day of the Dead is ‘Calavera’, which means skull but like many things in Mexico it has a double meaning. At this time of year, a calavera… Read More

pre hispanic ofrenda

Day of the Dead: A Beginner’s Guide to Ofrendas

This is Ofrendas Day of the dead, celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November, has arrived! This is a holiday that means so much to Mexicans, and to experience it in person is really quite something. Day… Read More

la malinche

Vamos a La Malinche

This is Malinche La Malinche, a dormant volcano, looms over Puebla, just as Popocatépetl does, but from the neighbouring state of Tlaxcala. La Malinche isn’t exactly Poblana, but does have historical context for Poblanos and also makes for a great… Read More

Vamos a las Luchas!

This is Luchas  Lucha Libre, which literally means ‘free wrestling’, is like WWE Wrestling but much more entertaining. Puebla has its very own lucha libre arena that hosts wrestling every Monday night. This is an experience you can’t… Read More

Tacos al Pastor

This is Tacos al Pastor Let the taco education continue. Previously I have written about tacos de asada which are one of my personal favourites, but now it is al pastor’s turn. Heavily influenced from shawarma, Tacos al Pastor are slightly different in… Read More

El Flamingo – Tortas de Puebla

This is Tortas Okay, you got me! Tortas are not specifically from Puebla, but good ones are. Too controversial? If you disagree, then please comment below, and pictures provide good evidence. So what’s so special about Poblana tortas?… Read More

LA CHALUPA : ORGULLO POBLANO

This is Chalupas I haven’t said this in a while, but seriously, how amazing is Puebla! After living here for a while I think we all tend to forget what an amazing city and state this really is…. Read More

Vamos a Huatulco

This is Huatulco, Oaxaca Soy Poblana loves Puebla, BUT Mexico is a big place full of other great places to visit too. Recently I visited Huatulco which is in the state of Oaxaca. Huatulco is a beach town… Read More

Yo Amo a Los Vochos

This is Vocho When I think of Puebla, I think of Vochos. They are a part of Mexican culture but they have an even great significance in Puebla. This is because Puebla is home to Mexico’s biggest Volskwagen… Read More

Vamos a Cholula

This is Cholula Cholula is a hop, skip and a jump away from Puebla. By car it only takes about 20 minutes, by bus you should expect a journey of about 40 minutes which costs 8 pesos, or… Read More