A beautiful and clean village welcomes us after crossing the entrance arch, which will lead us to live delicious experiences
Upon arriving at El Quelite, one can observe the houses with their tile roofs, their extensive corridors
It should be noted that in this Pueblo Señorial of El Quelite, the majority of dairy products are produced in the North-South region of Sinaloa, and currently provides organic products to the Port of Mazatlan.
Among other things; This town keeps stories that make it even more attractive, such
Also, in this town there were some encounters between the military and rebel groups at the time of the Mexican Revolution of 1910, as is the case of “Los Lauréanos” which was a revolutionary group that assaulted the gold and silver-laden diligences of the rich and landowners who moved from the mines of the mountains to the port of Mazatlan.
Here in these lands of El Quelite, in pre-Hispanic times, indigenous ethnic groups such as the Xiximes, Acaxees and Pacaxees, who at that time practiced cannibalism, but also practiced the game of Ulama, sport that until now, is the game Traditional El Quelite and to this day are still making tournaments of this sport that is one of the oldest in Mesoamerica in its different variants. It is good to say that in this area it is presumed that the players of Ulama Sinaloenses are those who present the shows in the Riviera Maya.
However, one of the attractions for which many local and foreign people visit El Quelite is, without doubt, its rich cuisine, which in truth is one of the healthiest and most tasty in the region, because it is made in a large percentage with Organic products, fresh, from the countryside, which the villagers themselves produce.
To taste this gastronomy
This restaurant synthesizes all the gastronomic traditions of rural Sinaloa, especially the southern region of Sinaloa and El Quelite itself, and is designed as if it were a great Casona, like those that abound in this colorful town, and its interior is decorated with rural, traditional motifs, has a historical photo gallery of characters of the Revolution, a family tree of the family of Dr. Marcos Osuna and many pre-Hispanic and rural objects.
The Quelite or Rancho El Quelital, named in 1564 by its founder Captain Francisco de Ibarra, who arrives at the village of Amole, also gives the name to the river that runs along the edge of the town, at that time it was only inhabited by some indigenous Totorames who left much of their pottery and works of art buried in these lands.
So famous is El Quelite, that song was composed by singer-songwriter Miguel Sabido, although the urban legends tell us that the melody of El Quelite is an anthem of the state of Guerrero, the truth is that this melody has been interpreted by many performers of the traditional Mexican music and still singing as if it were a hymn of these lands of Sinaloa.
Source: mexico desconocido, mazatlan interactivo
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