Monthly Archives: April 2020

Mexico: Oaxaca – Part Six

November 23 – 27 Our last day in Oaxaca would be busy and yet relaxing as we planned a trip to see the Tule Tree on the outskirts of town and then take a cooking class in the afternoon.  After our very entertaining and successful class in Barcelona in 2017, we’ve eager to do another […]

Mexico: Oaxaca – Part Five

November 23 – 27 We left Café Brujula and walked a couple of blocks to Porfirio Diaz to Espacio Zapata, a workshop and gallery founded by the art collective Asaro (Assemblea de Artistas Revolucionarios de Oaxaca) in 2006. A great deal of the imagery here is related to death and day of the dead, but […]

Mexico: Oaxaca – Part Four

November 23 – 27 After our tasty snack, we walked up to the Templo de Santo Domingo, a former Dominican monastery (we’d visit it later in our stay) stopping at a number of shops to check out the merchandise. From there we walked through a small street market, one of many around the city, a […]

Mexico: Oaxaca – Part Three

November 23 – 27 After another filling breakfast, we plotted out our plan for the day, the big-ticket item to be a visit to Monte Alban to see one of the top five pyramid complexes in Mexico.  We first considered taking a guided tour of the site, but after doing some research determined that it […]