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What is Mexico known for?

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Cynthia Baker on May 2, 2019

Mexico is mostly known as the southern neighbor of the united States. It is also known for being the home of a number of ancient pre-colombian civilizations, having one of the most populous city for a capitol, and being able to survive, while the united States for a northern neighbor. It is also the home of many of the cultural elements and traditions, including but not limited to: . Cuisine : enchiladas, quesadillas, tacos, burritos, tamales, nachos. . Drinks and spirits : tequila , mezcal, margaritas, Corona beer. . Resort cities : Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Acapulco, Mazatlan, Zihuatanejo. . Sports : Soccer and the "Mexican wave"; Fernando Valenzuela at the los Angeles Dodgers. Lucha Libre, and The Santo, Blue Demon and Darkness fighters. . TV and movie Stars : Salma Hayek, Danny Trejo, Pedro Infante. . Climate : Hot-arid deserts and hot-humid jungles. . Ancient civilizations : the Aztecs and the Mayans. . National holidays : Cinco de Mayo , 16th of September (Mexican independence day) and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). . Handcrafts and Garments : Taxco silver jewelry, Santa Maria del Cobre copper pots, vases, casserole dishes and chandeliers; black oaxacan pottery, the too-famous piñatas, sombreros, zarapes or ponchos, the huipil and huarache shoes. . The religious traditions : the Virgencita (Virgin of Guadalupe) and Tres Reyes Magos (the three kings or Epiphany celebration); Semana Santa (Easter) and the representation of the Passion.


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