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Supporting Girls’ Education

Fifteen is a magical age- in Mexico it is the time of quinceañeras and celebration as girls teeter on the brink of womanhood. It is also the age of high teen pregnancy rates- especially in lower income areas. 530 more words


Colors of Oaxaca

Five days ago, Norma Schafer blogger at Oaxaca Cultural Navigator and moderator of the Facebook group, Mexico Travel Photography, issued a 5-day “Mexico Colors” photo challenge to the Facebook group — one photo a day for five consecutive days.  156 more words


Junk Mail Art: Animal from Oaxaca

shed light in the dark
now imagine    choose your world
belong to someone

I found a wonderful children’s alphabet book at the library called “ABeCedarios”.  35 more words


Oaxaca - Mexico as Previously Imagined

One of the trickiest habits to snap out of before travelling is having a preconceived idea of your upcoming destination. While it’s hard not to listen to the advice, tips and tales of your fellow traveller, at least attempting to approach a new city or country with an open mind can make a whole lot of difference to your final experience. 490 more words

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Shades of grey

Today was supposed to be the first day of school in Mexico, but not for most in Oaxaca.  According to Sección 22 of the CNTE (teachers’ union), … 169 more words


Dishes to Try in Oaxaca

Based in California, Darrach Bourke is a financial advisor at Summit Brokerage Services, where he works with foundations, nonprofits, and endowments as well as individuals and families. 156 more words

Darrach Bourke

Cooking Class Oaxaca

Oaxaca City, in the state of Oaxaca, is a charming city full of colonial-era structures and gives its visitors a taste of the native Zapotec and Mixtec cultures with its archeological sites and its unique flavors in cuisine. 638 more words