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Celebrating Our Arrival to San Martin Talcajete, Oaxaca in Full Headdress

Celebrating Our Arrival to San Martin Talcajete, Oaxaca in Full Headdress

Selected as a Mexico Ambassador in blogger program run in conjunction with Visit Mexico a few years back, I traveled to Oaxaca City for the first time. Before that, I traveled to the state of Oaxaca for a birthday weekend surf excursion in Puerto Escondido, but this was my first time to the colonial city, […]

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Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Postcard-Late to the Party in Oaxaca

Walking on the streets of Oaxaca City is a must. And like any Mexican destination, visitors will find surprises. Good surprises. Surprises that force a smile, surprises that create curiosity, and surprises that display the colorful culture of Mexico. One afternoon in Oaxaca I witnessed one such surprise. During my stroll of the streets of […]

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The Alebrijes of San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca

The Alebrijes of San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca

We exited the bus and entered the streets in the midst of a parade, but unlike other parades this celebration was staged. Music, headdress, and confetti created a warm, festive scene. No doubt, local residents considered us their guests of honor. Such fanfare might not exist for everyone who enters San Martin Tilcajete, but after an […]

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Stroll the Streets of Oaxaca

Stroll the Streets of Oaxaca

A stroll or a walk through city streets tells the story. It can speak of the culture and the cuisine. It can provide clues about the past and even point to the future. Yes, the walk allows a visitor to survey the scene and learn about the locals. On my first free day in Oaxaca […]

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