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Magical Monte Alban

Mr E has already told me in no uncertain terms that we won’t be visiting every ‘old pile of stones’ in the Latin Americas but the ancient Zapotec ruins of… 489 more words


Adventures in Mexico

People have often told me I’m the perfect “Quest student”, at least in regards to classes. I came to Quest not knowing what I wanted to do and managed to actually take all sixteen foundation classes in the first two years. 577 more words

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Day of the Dead in Oaxaca

By Nat

As soon as we had confirmation that my mother would be visiting during Day of the Dead festival we were online booking flights to Oaxaca. 844 more words


Oaxaca!! 17 Nov 2014

We made it onto the flight to Oaxaca – I tell you – Interjet airline is the bomb. Loaded on time, lift off on time, big seats (compared to Air Canada) – a quick beverage of any kind, along with snacks, refills, and boom – touchdown in Oaxaca. 808 more words


Atzompa! Uncovering the newest digs in Oaxaca...

When you tell people who know Mexico you went to Oaxaca they always ask if you saw Monte Alban and Mitla. For years, those two ancient sites have been seen as the ultimate Zapotec places to visit.  339 more words


Monte Alban, such great heights

About a 30 minute colectivo ride from Oaxaca City (so very close by excursion standards) sit the ruins of Monte Alban.

This was one we’d had penciled in our ‘To Do’ list from before the trip was underway, so with some expectation, also comes the danger that the place may in fact disappoint… 536 more words