Life and Travel in Puebla, Mexico

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The beer we bought at Puebla's beer festival. All of the beers were local except for a few from other states. The beers, from left to right, are from Baja California Sur, Mexico City, and Puebla (the last two).

The beer we bought at Puebla’s beer festival. All of the beers were local except for a few from other states. The beers, from left to right, are from Baja California Sur, Mexico City (middle), and Puebla (the last two).

Summer fruit: Prickly pear fruit (tunas), lychees (lichis), and peaches (duraznos).

Summer fruit: Prickly pear fruit (tunas), lychees (lichis), and peaches (duraznos).

Fried grasshoppers (chapulines). They're delicious on their own or in quesadillas.

Fried grasshoppers (chapulines). They’re delicious on their own or in quesadillas.

Roasted elote, or corn on the cob with mayonnaise, cheese, and salsa. Usually elote is boiled, but the roasted kind is really tasty.

Roasted elote, or corn on the cob with mayonnaise, cheese, and salsa. Usually elote is boiled, but the roasted kind is really tasty.


Everything is about the World Cup, even the beer. This one's mango-habanero flavor, though it doesn't taste much different from regular Minerva.

Everything is about the World Cup, even the beer. This one’s mango-habanero flavor, though it doesn’t taste much different from regular Minerva.

Coconut-pineapple beer! I still have yet to try this one.

Coconut-pineapple beer! I still have yet to try this one.

Seasonal fruits. This is one of my favorites-- pitaya. It has the intense color of beets, but tastes nothing like them! It's lightly sweet and crunchy.

Seasonal fruits. This is one of my favorites– pitaya. It has the intense color of beets, but tastes nothing like them! It’s lightly sweet and crunchy.

Salads with cilantro (coriander) and flor de calabaza (squash flower).

Salads with cilantro (coriander) and flor de calabaza (squash flower).

Heavy rains thanks to all the hurricanes and tropical storms that come from both the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans.

Heavy rains thanks to all the hurricanes and tropical storms that come from both the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans.