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Energy of Monte Albán

When my maestro Rene told me yesterday during my drawing class what a special day it is, my eyes just light up with excitement. I was on a mission!  619 more words

Visitando Monte Albán...

Monte Albán es la ciudad prehispánica más larga en la región de Oaxaca, fue caracterizada por habiendo desarrollado un verdadero Estado con un sistema de gobierno, dejando el prestigio y la clase durante más de treinta siglos.

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Monte Alban and the Pyramid that rises above the clouds

Of all the Mexican archeological sites that exist, the pyramid complex found at Monte Alban is very unique in the sense that this is the only pyramid of Mexico that is located on a high plateau 400 meters above the valley, meant to defend the city against the threats of the invaders. 974 more words


Day 10: Monte Alban & Oaxaca. 2-26-14

Day 10- Monte Alban & Oaxaca 2-26-14

We road a bus into Oaxaca.  It was $6 each, $42 total.  That is about $3 in USA dollars-it costs just a little bit more for all of us than for one person on the bus at home.  916 more words


Oaxaca de Juarez, Monte Alban and Hierve de Agua

The bus from San Cristobal de las Casas to Oaxaca (pronounced Wah-ha-kah) took us 12 hours. We were honestly expecting the worst after the nightmare trip from… 2,048 more words


How old is ancient?

In the United States, there are neighborhoods and individual homes that are designated “historical.” Bellingham, my hometown, sprang up between 1880-1910, so most of the historical homes are late Victorian and Craftsman era. 741 more words