El Universal Online
Down-to-earth travel guide for the people
BY BARBARA KASTELEIN/The Herald Mexico
June 19, 2005
Even just the name “The People’s Guide,” with its echoes of power-to-the-people, hints at the tone we can expect from one of Mexico’s best-loved guidebooks.
It is heartening that one of this country’s classic guides (first published in 1972) eschews what we currently think of the standard guidebook format, with the same happy and deliberate abandon as a hippie shedding her kaftan for an admiring onlooker.