Tag Archives: Aztec

HERE WITH THE WIND

One thing we’ve learned since our arrival in Oaxaca 3 weeks ago is – Mexicans like to make noise. This was the case in Oaxaca City and Juchitan, where we heard beat-heavy music and bullet-like firecrackers late into the night. And … Continue reading

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MEET BART (Or how Steph and Ivan challenged gender norms in Comitancillo)

Before heading out of Juchitan, our cab driver and trusted guide Rolando had the great idea to take us to the local fish market. We knew instinctively that this was an opportunity not to be missed, even though we had … Continue reading

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ANCIENT RUINS / MODERN MISTAKES

This past weekend, we decided to do the tourist thing, and dropped 200 pesos per person to be guided through Oaxaca’s Central Valley. Little did we know, our 8 hour-long excursion would not only be an introduction to the landscape, … Continue reading

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