Tag: Oaxaca

UPDATED: Mexico Earthquake (Central and Southern) Relief Efforts and Links to Donate

Mexico Earthquake via ICF

UPDATED (as of Sept 22, 2017) On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, another powerful earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hit the central area of Mexico, centered around Mexico City / Puebla area. More than 230 people have died including several children. Rescuers…

Oaxacan Weaver Receives Invite to Artist Leadership Program at Smithsonian Institute

Meet Porfirio Gutiérrez, a native of Oaxaca, Mexico who spends his time between Ventura, CA and Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca. He and his family are masters of traditional Zapotec weaving and are among the last few artisans who posses the…

The Real Heroes of Mexico: Meet Julieta Villacaña Cárdenas of Oaxaca

From The Mexico Report’s “2013 Real Heroes of Mexico”, meet Julieta Villacaña Cárdenas Oaxaca, Oaxaca Website: http://www.huboaxaca.org/ “Julieta is a hero. To see her at eight months pregnant, waddling from social project to social project, you do not question her dedication,…

Images of Mexico Earn Louis Montrose Travel Photographer of the Year Award

Congratulations to Louis Montrose from California for winning Travel Photographer of the Year Award for his images of the Day of the Dead festival in Oaxaca, Mexico (as well as for a painted village in Burkino Faso.) Photographers from 90 different countries…

My Mexico: Videos of Everyday People Celebrating Mexico

Mexico is a diverse and historically rich country filled with original, indigenous cultures, eco-tourism, biodiversity, natural landscapes, lush jungles, deserts, tens of thousands of archeological sites, colonial cities, wine and tequila production, world-class cuisine, haciendas, cenotes, cathedrals, UNESCO World Heritage…

A Tradition of Tastes – Oaxaca Prepares for National Culinary Festival, El Saber del Sabor

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From September 1-11,  2011, Oaxaca will celebrate its national culinary festival, ‘El Saber del Sabor’ – A Tradition of Tastes. “The culinary festival El Saber del Sabor: Más Allá del Mito de los Siete Moles (A Tradition of Tastes: Beyond the Myth…

Happily Ever After in Oaxaca – Just One Trip, That’s All it Took

The MEXICO Report By Susie Albin-Najera Life in Oaxaca, Mexico: Suzanne Barbezat, Writer for About.com’s Mexico Travel Site, Talks About How One Serendipitous Moment in Oaxaca Changed Her Life Forever and For the Better I have great respect for people…

Mexico Provides the Perfect Natural Surroundings to Engage Thrill-seeking Tourists

Adventure and Excitement Abound in Mexico The MEXICO Report Source: Mexico Tourism Board While relaxing by the beach will always remain a popular vacation activity, tourists in Mexico are increasingly seeking hands-on vacations involving the search for adventure. And why wouldn’t…

The Ecoalebrije Artisan Association: Sustainability and Reforestation of Copal Trees in Arrazola, Oaxaca

The MEXICO Report By Susie Albin-Najera Many years before his passing, I remember sitting in the humble home of Manuel Jimenez, master woodcarver and recognized as the founder of alebrijes, a celebrated woodcarving folk art with distinctive vibrant colors, originating…

A Transformational Expedition Through Mexico: Experiencing The Trip of a Lifetime with Journey Mexico

The MEXICO Report By Susie Albin-Najera They say, do what you love and the rest will fall into place. Well, this is exactly what happened for Zachary Rabinor, who turned his love for Mexico, travel, culture, tour leading and surfing…