Thursday, February 22, 2007
The touristic basics in Mexico: serape, sombrero, serenade
I never saw the girl again.
"Usually a mariachi consists of at least two violins, two trumpets, one Spanish guitar, one vihuela (a high-pitched, five-string guitar) and one guitarrón (a small-scaled acoustic bass), but sometimes featuring more than twenty musicians. The original Mariachi were Mexican street musicians or buskers," says Wikiepdia.org.
Map of Mexico:
* Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean
* California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas,
* Yucatan Peninsula, Baja Peninsula
* Mexico City, Cancun, Isla Cozumel, Acapulco
* Guatemala, Belize
While tourism is well known part of the mexican economy, petroleum might be called the hidden resource of Mexico. Wikipedia says, "Mexico has a free market economy, and is firmly established as an upper middle-income country with the highest per capita income in nominal terms in Latin America,, and it is the 13th largest economy in the world as measured in Gross Domestic Product in purchasing power parity."