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Monte Alban: Closer to the Gods | Oaxaca Cultural Navigator

Monte Alban: Closer to the Gods | Oaxaca Cultural Navigator | The Joy of Mexico | Scoop.it

“Atop the Zapotec world and about 15 minutes from the historic center of Oaxaca is the great Meso-american archeological site of Monte Alban, named by the Spaniards after siting the mountaintop covered with the blooms of the white morning-glory tree.”

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Making Memories in the Riviera Maya

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Making Memories in the Riviera Maya A few months ago, as my mom was planning her yearly trip to Oaxaca to visit me and my family, she suggested that we travel to some other place in Mexico for a...
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Coffee Farms and Off-Roading: Oaxaca

Coffee Farms and Off-Roading: Oaxaca | The Joy of Mexico | Scoop.it

I made a personal resolution to myself this week in Oaxaca. I told myself that I would never complain about trail-maintenance in the Northwest again. Granted, the “trail” I was on at the time wasn’t a trail in a conventional hiking sense. It could be better described as the road/path/route that coffee farmers use to get to and from their coffee farms. The five coffee farmers all carried machetes, which proved their usefulness at many points in the journey.

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