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How Does Niteo Invest in Missions?

How Does Niteo Invest in Missions?

As a founding partner of Niteo Tours, I’m often asked: “How does a vacation like Niteo actually invest in missions?”   The short answer is Niteo identifies strategic and effective mission partnerships in the countries visited. We look for creative ways to...
A Mexican Hacienda and the Best Guacamole Ever

A Mexican Hacienda and the Best Guacamole Ever

Two years ago we visited a sprawling hacienda in the highlands of Mexico. This wasn’t a created-for-tourists hacienda but one that’s been around since the 1500s. Pancho Villa himself made it a stopover and the owners obliged. The owners figured hosting him was...
Hidden in Plain Sight: Locating the Monarchs

Hidden in Plain Sight: Locating the Monarchs

Blog and photos courtesy of Brian Overcast, Niteo’s Mexico Guide, who lives in Morelia.      Scientists didn’t know where the monarch butterfly went to winter until January 9, 1975. I know that because my dad had the National Geographic magazine...
Viva Mexico! 208 years of Independence

Viva Mexico! 208 years of Independence

In just three days, Mexico celebrates 208 years of independence. So we asked long-time resident Kerry Olson to give us the history of Mexico in a nutshell. Kerry is the international project coordinator for Bethany International. He and his wife Jan have lived in...
Lunch in an Avocado Orchard

Lunch in an Avocado Orchard

I discovered recently that my belief that guacamole is in fact THE MOST appealing food on the planet has been scientifically substantiated. Did you know that just mentioning guacamole in your profile on dating sites can deliver a 144 percent increase in messaging...
Capirotada – A Mexican Lent Tradition

Capirotada – A Mexican Lent Tradition

Easter is the most important holiday in Mexico. It is celebrated for 2 full weeks, with special observances (sometimes daily) commemorating Jesus’s life, death, burial and resurrection. One of the most popular (and tasty) traditions served during this season is a...

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