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Destination Oaxaca City for the Day of the Dead;  Staying Adventurous ep 47

Destination Oaxaca City for the Day of the Dead; Staying Adventurous ep 47

Oaxaca for Day of the Dead was always a dream trip. Oaxaca City, an incredible Mexico Travel destination,  coupled with this inspiring festival did not disappoint at all. Actually, Oaxaca itself is essential Mexico highlighted by its culture, crafts, and cuisine and visiting for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), well that even […]

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The Mystery of Monte Albán; Zapotec Ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Mystery of Monte Albán; Zapotec Ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

Located in the Valley of Oaxaca and just a few kilometers from Oaxaca City lies one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Mexico. Monte Alban founded around 500 BC is one of the earliest sites in Mesoamerica. The location continued to grow in importance and influence for hundreds of years and is believed to […]

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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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