Sian Ka’an is a biosphere reserve in the town of トゥルム, キンタナロー州, メキシコ. It became a ユネスコ 世界遺産 で 1987. Part of the reserve is on land and part is in the Caribbean Sea, including a section of coral reef. The reserve offers protection for the endangered species in the Riviera Maya and provides environmental education to the local communities to assist and train the residents working with ecotourism.
San Francisco de Campeche, also known as just “カンペチェ” is located in the state of Campeche, メキシコ, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of メキシコ. Campeche serves as the Capital of the state of Campeche and has a population of over 200,000 people. The city has earned the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its preservation and the quality of the architecture. The city has retained most of the wall fortifications built to defend it from the pirates of the Carribbean.
Tlacotalpan is located in the eastern coastal region of the ベラクルスの状態, メキシコ. Tlacotalpan is a World Heritage Site, chosen in 1998 because of the architecture which reflects the fusion of Spanish and Caribbean in its wide streets, houses in many colors, and beautiful old trees in both public and private spaces. The name is from the language Najuatl and it means “place between two rivers.”
Puebla City is located southeast of メキシコ City in the state of Puebla, メキシコ. It is the fourth largest city in Mexico and is an industrial hub and a World Heritage Site because of its history and architectural styles. The most notable attractions are the Zocalo, a tree-filled plaza with many sculptures, surrounded by the City Hall, Casa de los Munecos and the Catherdral. Nearby is El Parian an arts and crafts market. The best known mole is named for this city, Mole Poblano. And every year on the fifth of May Puebla celebrates the defeat of the French in 1862. This holiday is also celebrated in the U.S. but is not widely observed in the rest of Mexico.
Isla Espiritu Santo is an island in the Gulf of California protected under ユネスコ as a bio-sphere. It is located in バハ·カリフォルニア·スル州, メキシコ. It is connected to Isla Partida by a slender isthmus. Both islands are uninhabited. They both are a part of the municipality of ピース, which is just a short boat ride away.