September 2012

Club Tesoro Blog

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  • Morning Coffee in Los Cabos: Pleasures of life.

    The sun, the beach, the ocean breeze in the early hours of the morning or at any time of day, if you are accompanied by a delightful coffee you are really enjoying life. Cabo San Lucas offers a delightful atmosphere and plenty of places where you can enjoy this aromatic drink.

    Coffee was brought to Mexico in 1970 to the states of Veracruz, Morelos, Michoacan and Oaxaca. Generally coffee is grown in tropical climates near the mountain. Mexico is the sixth largest world producer of coffee, offering around 4 million sacks of green coffee per year. Mexican coffee has a sweet note, however, it contains a high amount of caffeine, which is why the drink can be very strong without being bitter. This combined with a warm coffee liqueur and the delightful sunset that is drawn on the tip of the Baja California peninsula, it’s an ideal pick-me-up to start the evening.

    If you are a coffee lover do not forget to order a cup of “café de olla”, a typical coffee of Mexico, freshly ground and prepared in a clay pot with cinnamon, brown sugar and different spices that give it a very distinctive Mexican flavor.



    Five ways to celebrate Mexican Independence

    Whether you’re celebrating in Mexico or elsewhere, this is the perfect time to celebrate Mexican culture and national identity. Get into the Mexican patriotic spirit by celebrating in some or all of the following ways:

    1- Listen to mariachi music: Any dull party will suddenly liven up with the addition of mariachis. Mariachi music originated in the state of Jalisco, but is now considered the quintessential Mexican music.

    2- Learn about the Mexican flag: The first flag of Mexico was established in 1821, the year Mexico gained independence, and contained the national colors, white, red, and green in diagonal stripes.

    3- Eat a chile en nogada: According to legend this Mexican dish was first prepared by nuns in the city of Puebla just after Mexico’s independence was declared.

    4- Dress for the occasion: When celebrating Mexican Independence Day you shouldn’t stop at just decorating your home, car and surroundings. You must decorate yourself too! Wear the colors of the flag, paint your face, or wear a fake moustache and a big sombrero.

    5- Shout “¡Viva Mexico!”: Mexico’s War of Independence was initiated by Father Miguel Hidalgo who called out to the people to rise up against Spain in 1810. This event is known as el grito de Dolores.

    Club Tesoro it’s also a great choice to have the greatest mexican celebration of all.