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Today I started my holiday journey down to Oaxaca, Mexico. Unfortunately I was delayed and ended up in Houston, but I’m sitting here waiting on a birthday order to Texas ribs so I can’t complain. 78 more words


Oaxaca: San Dionisio del Mar marks four years in resistance against wind farm


On January 29, the community of San Dionisio del Mar on the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Oaxaca, marked four years of resistance in its struggle against the installation of a wind farm on its territory. 477 more words

Indigenous People

"Oaxaca is the Soul of Mexico"

Oaxaca is defined by its geography. The city is located in a broad valley amoung high mountains. The mountains can be very steep and difficult to traverse – conditions that have allowed the small villages of indigenous people in the area to maintain their traditions to this day. 1,041 more words

Mexico Van Travel

The dry season on the farm

The farm in San Felipe del Agua where we are living grows several types of maguey cacti used in the production of mezcal. The guy who owns the place has a factory on the other end of town where he distills mezcal as well as whisky made from local heirloom black, red and white corn. 753 more words


Side Trips in Puebla

Today in Puebla we will be taking a few excursions. One of our excursions will be to San Pedro is one of two municipalities which make up the city of… 485 more words


Postcard from Oaxaca, Mexico: Strolling after lunch

Encountered a¬†lively little¬†parade on our way back to our casita after lunch Saturday. Don’t think it had much to do with building hype for the Super Bowl. 59 more words


Let's Catch Up, and a Happy Birthday To ME!

I have been quite busy this week and also sick. I have not felt like posting anything since Thursday. Since I got here I have had this cough that was so dry and it hurt so bad. 865 more words