Orígenes Educational Travel supports the development of Origenes y Conexiones, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the joint venture of serving under-resourced African diaspora communities across the African diaspora (Conexíones Africanas) and under-resourced indigenous communities seeking to reunite across national borders (Orígenes Indigenas). Orígenes tours promotes awareness of these communities and partners with local businesses, civic organizations, and governments to share the cultural marvels of these communities with you.
The African Presence in Mexico Tour
The African Presence in Mexico Tour offers an unforgettable exploration of the vibrant cultural traditions celebrated in Afromexican communities in the State of Veracruz. Chef and university professor Dr. Doris Careaga and her spouse Dr. Finnie D. Coleman will use culinary traditions and food-ways to map out one of the most intriguing cultural histories in the Americas. Along the way, we will visit numerous archaeological zones and historical sites that include UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mexico City and Veracruz.