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Wednesday July 26 2017

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Feria Nacional del Mezcal in Oaxaca, Mexico: Annual Festival Skyrockets

Mezcal, the timid little sister of tequila, has always had a rough time of it both in Mexico and further abroad. But at the beginning of this decade things began to change for Plain Jane. Mezcal has come into its own, gaining increased popularity and more importantly respect on the domestic front and internationally. The 14th annual Feria Naciona...

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Oaxaca Mexico Food Festival Magically Combines Mushrooms with Ecotourism, Study & Cuisine

Every summer during the rainy season in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, southern Mexico, both tourists and Oaxacan residents alike gather for a weekend of food, hiking, discovery and related activities with an emphasis on ecotourism. Their common goal is to hunt for, celebrate and learn more about wild mushrooms (hongos silvestres) in a magical sett...

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Three great Golf Courses at Puerto Peñasco

Each of these courses are impressive and offer many great tournaments. You can expect special events throughout the year, including special discounts. It would be a great experience to play all, as they each offer a unique experience. Only proper golf attire is allowed. The most important rule in golf is to have fun. The “Peninsula de Cor...

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Wood Carvings (alebrijes) in Oaxaca, Copal and Sustainable Industry

Oaxacan wood carvings, the colorful fanciful figures popularly known as alebrijes, have been collectible folk art since the 1980s, their origins dating to as early as the 1960s. Today in the workshop of Jacobo Ángeles and María Mendoza in the town of San Martín Tilcajete, Ocotlán, they represent a sustainable industry for Oaxaca. The Ángel...

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Oaxaca to San Cristóbal de las Casas and Palenque: a Driving Tour Part I

Introduction This 2,000 kilometer driving tour serves the needs of vacationers to Oaxaca who also want to take in the sights in central Chiapas, as well as those who want to at least consider visits to the Pacific coastal resorts in Oaxaca and the Gulf beaches and cultural sights in the state of Veracruz … all without foreclosing a side trip ...

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Sand Under the Arch

Mexico has many natural wonders (Copper Canyon, Acapulco cliffs) and man-made mysteries (temples of Chichen Itza, Baja cave paintings) throughout the country… Los Cabos has an incredible phenomena which is both natural and mysterious, the famed “El Arco” at Land’s End. Over the past several weeks, there has been an accumulation of sand...

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Summertime in Rocky Point

What does it feel like to spend a day at the beach? Not just any beach, a beach of endless tranquility where you can relax by the shore and soak in the rays of the sun being 100% alive as the energy of the day engulfs you. These are our beaches in Rocky Point, Mexico. Waking up to the sound of the surf, the sky a beautiful combination of pin...

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One Woman’s Decision to Return to her Zapotec Roots in Oaxaca (Part II)

As much as Calfornia dreamin’ had indeed become a reality, a subtle sense of uneasiness eventually began to weigh upon Gloria’s psyche. Perhaps it had always been there. It wasn’t as if she had made the decision to migrate to the US and then had her dreams crushed. In her case aspirations developed as they do with American – born children...

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One Woman’s Decision to Return to her Zapotec Roots in Oaxaca

The Role of Family and Culture in Shaping One Woman’s Decision to Return to her Zapotec Roots in, Oaxaca. Part I Gloria Morales Pérez spent most of her life in Anaheim, California, living what for many Mexican immigrants is the American dream – hard work resulting in a lifestyle that included going to the show and for Chinese food on w...

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Hacienda El Carmen in Jalisco

The evening shadows start to lengthen along the brick walls of the inner courtyard at the Hacienda El Carmen; the sound of the splashing fountain now competing with the ring as china is set upon the long wooden table that sits under the arched loggia. Besides the rustle of the wind and the screech of parrots, there are very little sounds now as th...

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