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Whispers from Monte Alban, Oaxaca - From the series 'The Sadness of Souls' (and often their rebirth)

Monte Alban rebirths in history
Listen in silence
Trees whisper
of souls long gone
Before me
Before you

Climb high
Beyond time
Listen in silence… 12 more words

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Oaxaca, from Árbol to Zapotecas

It’s Semana Santa (the Christian Holy Week leading up to Easter), and being here in the city of Oaxaca (capital of the same-named state) is an opportunity to see a particularly vibrant and unique form of celebrating the occasion. 721 more words


steps built for architectural harmony, not for human proportions

Monte Albán: my aunt and uncle on their way up to meet me on the south pyramid. Go, team! You can do it!


Oaxaca, Mexico

We spent three nights here but needed a few weeks to totally explore and understand this city. And I mean CITY. We first learned about Oaxaca in the 90’s through the travel channel and the food network. 676 more words

Sightseeing in Oaxaca, Mexico

Monte Alban is a pre zapotec ruin located around 9km from Oaxaca city. It cost about £2 to get in and it was fantastic. As far as attractions go, this was one of our favourites. 867 more words


Oaxaca, Monte Alban!

Do Oaxacy ruszyliśmy z samego rana autobusem, który jechać miał według planu 4 h. O 6:30 rano opuściliśmy nasz hostel w Puebli, złapaliśmy bus colectivo jadąc między zaspanymi Meksykańcami – wciąż uśmiechniętymi, na dworzec, gdzie wsiedliśmy w nasz autobus. 1,107 more words


Cuilapan y Zaachila

This side trip takes us into the heart of Oaxaca state to the villages of Cuilapam and Zaachila. Note that quite often in Spanish the n and the m are substituted so you may see an alternate spelling of the former as Cuilapam. 141 more words