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How anyone in this world doesn’t have a soft spot for Mexican cuisine is beyond me. It’s a rainbow of flavours, textures, and products. So you had to know on a recent visit to the state of Oaxaca, I’d get my fill on the regional specialties like cheese, mole and chapulines!! 152 more words


ROAD TRIP - Bloqueo

Lundi 30 décembre

Nous quittons Oaxaca dans la matinée direction la cote pacifique sud et plus précisément Puerto Escondido, où nous avons prévu de passer le réveillon. 331 more words


Save the Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Vote Against the Green Party

An early draft of the overly secretive deal talks being held by American and Asian countries regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was leaked by Wikileaks last week, setting off a surge of protests from economists, politicians, and environmentalists around the globe. 1,161 more words


The term mezcal (Nahuatl mexcalli, ‘maguey leaves cooked’ by metl ‘maguey’ e ixcalli ‘cooked’) has three meanings today:

It is the common name for some species of maguey or agave, in northern Mexico; 627 more words

Diario de Oaxaca by Peter Kuper

I recently ran into Diario de Oaxaca : a Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico by Peter Kuper while looking through the library’s nonfiction graphic novel section. 323 more words



Last Sunday, I returned from one of the best trips of my life: a week of immersion in the Spanish language spent in Oaxaca, Mexico with my class. 277 more words


Oaxaca, Mexico, 1991 AD

He stood on the beach. The warm Pacific Ocean attacked the shore, and retreated. Small tepid waves washed over his feet, soaking the hems of his worn blue jeans. 100 more words