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Mennonite farmers in Campeche

They were all wearing the newest, tightest overalls I've ever seen on a farmer! There is a large Mennonite community south of Campeche, where the farmers have tripled corn productiion in just a few years.
A Moment Off the Beaten Track

February 8th 2011
We decided that we would get up early and travel down to Campeche, a walled, colonial city to the south, before driving back to Merida. There are two choices to get there: the "short" road and the "long road". While the long road looked interesting and not much longer, it was explained that there are hundreds of "topes" or speed bumps on the long road. We took the short road. However, as w ... read more
North America » Mexico » Campeche » Campeche

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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