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The Church of Santo Domingo in Oaxaca

The Church of Santo Domingo in Oaxaca February 26, 2011 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
The Church of Santo Domingo de Guzman in Oaxaca, known only as Santo Domingo, is a one of the best examples of the Baroque Architecture of New Spain in México. Its construction began around 1551 when the Government of La Antequera de Oaxaca -the old name of Oaxaca City- gave the Dominican Order a land...

An Enormous and Fun-to-Visit Tree in Oaxaca: El Arbol del Tule

An Enormous and Fun-to-Visit Tree in Oaxaca: El Arbol del Tule February 18, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The Arbol del Tule is a 2000 years old cypress with a 14.36 meters diameter trunk; just so you can imagine how wide the trunk is, think of 30 people holding hands with their arms wide open forming a circle. It has the stoutest trunk in the world! In 2001 the UNESCO placed it on a tentative list of World...

The Zapotec Culture in Oaxaca

The Zapotec Culture in Oaxaca February 16, 2011 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
There were two, really important Mesoamerican cultures in what today is Oaxaca City: the Zapotecs and the Mixtec. They were both powerful and left behind great cultural, artistic and architectonic heritages, as well as being the ancestors of some of the indigenous peoples that still live in the Oaxaca...

Stay Healthy in Oaxaca

Stay Healthy in Oaxaca February 7, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
People coming to México are always afraid of spicy food and getting sick to their stomach. Specifically, they’re afraid of the Moctezuma’s Revenge. You know, the legend of the revenge of the last Aztec king upon every foreigner in Mexico. Moctezuma (AKA Montezuma) was the last Aztec King, and it...