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Radishes relocated

Noche de Rabanos is moving!

According to an article in yesterday’s Noticias, the continued occupation of the zócalo by the teachers and the ambulantes has forced this year’s 117th annual festival to relocate.  100 more words


Here Come the Radishes! Noche de Rabanos in Oaxaca, Mexico

A massive line-up winds around the zócalo (main square), snaking its way under giant hanging piñatas. Excitement buzzes through the air as merry-makers jostle for a spot in the queue that never seems to end. 1,066 more words

Festivals And Events

No Hablo Espanol or English


As Heather would be returning to Canada and the Hulk need to visit Dr Toyota, I was left at something of a loose end, in Oaxaca.  553 more words


Wisdom Wednesdays With Papa Victor | Miércoles de sabiduría con papá victor

“El que no oye consejo no llega a viejo.” | “Those who don’t listen to advice don’t grow to be old.”

My grandfather is the wisest and most interesting man I know. 43 more words


Mexico: Oaxaca City

I was drawn to Oaxaca for two things; cheese and chocolate.

I’d tasted the famous Oaxacan white stringy cheese that melted to perfection inside quesadillas… 1,121 more words

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


Wahey for Oaxaca!

After a few very relaxing weeks settling into life in Puerto Escondido we thought it would be a good time to test out Jesse Ventura… 1,213 more words