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Textile Museum of Oaxaca

Here is another little gem of a museum in Oaxaca that I visited multiple times during my month-long stay. Maybe it’s because I grew up watching my Mom sew, embroider, and knit, but I am fascinated by textile art. Whenever … Continue reading

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Auditorio Guelaguetza

The city of Oaxaca is relatively flat, but one clear days the hills and mountains surrounding it look close enough to touch them. In certain neighborhoods that are on higher grounds you get a wonderful view of not only the … Continue reading

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Museo de la Filatelia de Oaxaca: An Unlikely Gem

A friend of mine is in Seoul today despite all the warnings about MERS. While he’s the one in the densely populated city of South Korea where they just reported the 23rd death from this respiratory virus, I’m probably a … Continue reading

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Sunday Fun Day: Tlacolula and El Tule

Oh boy, am I really behind… Since my month-long trip to Mexico in April I went to California, Hawaii, Japan, and Singapore and now I’m in New York having a busy week catching up with friends. I really want to … Continue reading

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“New” Ruins of Santa María Atzompa

After my mission out to Abasto, I felt fairly confident that I could make it to Santa María Atzompa on Saturday without getting into too much trouble.  We decided to get an early start to avoid the midday sun so … Continue reading

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Remains of Old Aqueducts: Los Arquitos

When I spent a month in Puebla almost 10 years ago, a lot of people I met there were traveling through Puebla on their way to Oaxaca. I didn’t know much about Oaxaca then.  When I was living in Mérida … Continue reading

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