Why Mexico Retold

blog-award-2013-gold-150I love Mexico. I always have. Before I had even set foot on Mexican soil, I was  deeply in love with the country. Learning about the Aztecs at age 10, I decided that I needed to visit their homeland and believe me it felt like my home as soon as I arrived. This website comes out of a profound love of a country and a sadness about how it is currently portrayed in the world’s media. Don’t get me wrong, there are some truly horrendous things happening in Mexico,  and some deeply complex problems, but this blog is about celebrating the side of Mexico that we never hear about.  The Mexico full of compassionate, expressive people. The Mexico bursting with flavour and temptations for all the senses. The Mexico that gets into your soul and never leaves.

Susannah Rigg Founder, Mexico Retold

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22 thoughts on “Why Mexico Retold

  1. Great website/blog, Susannah! Rick and I willk start here when formulating plans to visit Mexico – in a year or so I hope;
    Love, Deidre xx

  2. Oh you just made my day with the way you described what is this blog about. I am a Mexican living away from home and it is always nice to hear that people still fall in love with my beautiful country regarding the horrible situation that some areas of the country are going through.
    Thanks so much

  3. Keep it up! I’m a Mexican living in China and I just love when foreigners don’t let CNN spoil the beauty of the country.It is sad how media portrays only the bad and horrendous things happening. Only parts of the country have been targeted by the drug cartels, but most of Mexico is still that great country that people find fascinating. Thank you for this amazing blog!

    • Thank you so much for taking the time to write to me and for such a lovely comment. Honestly it is these kind of comments that make me love what I do even more. I hope my blog gives you a little touch of home even when far away. I look forward to reading your blog too! Thanks again, and VIVA! :)

  4. I am so very happy to meet you here. I grew up spending most summers in Mexico with relatives, and lived there my sophomore year of high school, going to a Mexican school, to finally learn Spanish. I have a love for Mexico that is deeply embedded in my soul. I had not gone back for many years, until several years ago when my husband and I started going back for vacation. I hope to make many more trips back now. Thanks for following my blog, where I’ve recently been writing about our most recent trip to the Riviera Maya, my first time to that area of Mexico. You are doing a fantastic service to Mexico with this blog! I hope to find some way to collaborate with you at some level. The US press has done a great injustice to Mexico with the hype on crime.

  5. I first traveled to Mexico alone when I was 23…people thought I was crazy. I was there for a month and a half and I didn’t want to come back to the U.S. I have been all over Mexico and can never get enough. Well now (20 years later) I am moving to Mexico – in 3 months! Thank you for sharing the positive about Mexico, and I totally resonate with your love of the country. Thank you for the inspiration!
    P.s. I love Mexican doors too – all the vibrant colors!


    • I had a similar story. I travelled here at 23 years old alone…but it only took me 5 years to get back :). I am so delighted for you that you are moving here. It is such a wonderful place to live. Thanks for your lovely comment and mucha suerte!

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