Tags » Monte Alban


We’ve been in Oaxaca more than a week now and we’ve kept up our pace of field-trips and activities nearly every day. In addition to three days of language, culture, and history classes per week, we’ve visited a number of local markets, a locally-based food sovereignty NGO, and most spectacularly the enormous Zapotec ruins of Monte Albán. 751 more words

oaxacaLIVE: Day 3

Having finally blogged Machu Picchu, I find a place I never knew existed. Monte Albán is a pre-Columbian, roughly active 1000 years, abandoned around 500-750 AD, this mountaintop site is about 6,000 feet above sea level. 421 more words

Visual Arts

Life After Ruins

March 7, 2015.  Monte Albán  Oaxaca, MX.
Photo credit: Varinia Rodriguez aka Vaga Caos

These are ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico by the Zapotec people.   This place almost touches the heavens. 129 more words

Project Ava

Origins of Vaga Caos

March 7, 2015  Monte Albán  Oaxaca, MX
Photo Credit Pablo Encinas

Hola Querido/a,

It’s been awhile since I have had a blog. I’m a wonderful creator, but an awful updater.   160 more words

Project Ava

12 Hours of Adventures Around Oaxaca

Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland

A truck engine snores quietly as we wait for more passengers to complete our trip back down a narrow dirt road from… 887 more words

Ehren Seeland

Monte Alban and Protests


Day 2 of Oaxaca was quite the adventure. After breakfast Florencio, our guide, picked us up in two vans and we drove up into the mountains to visit the historic site of Monte Alban. 1,008 more words

Monte Alban's Dancers Remind Us to Let Go!

Get down this weekend. Shake it. Feel the groove and move those feet. Smile. Laugh. Let the sweat flow and let it all go! 32 more words