Oaxaca Travel Articles
Why You Should Ignore All the Urban Legends & Take The Kids to Mexico If you follow conventional wisdom, you'll keep yourself (and your kids) far away from "dangerous" Mexico. Rachel Denning reveals that the orthodoxy is nothing more than urban legend that should be ignored, resulting in a fabulous family travel adventure. Chiapas Man, I Forgive You – San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico Coca-cola and live chickens in a Catholic church?? You're definitely not in Ireland or France. Follow Shoshanna Tenn and family for a whirlwind one-week tour of San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico. Three Days in the Valley: A Photo Tour of Oaxaca’s Dia de los Muertos Ghosts and goblins got you spooked? Bethany Salvon and Randy Kalp delve into Oaxaca's Day of the Dead festival to showcase the bright side of death. Death in Another Light – Puerto Angel, Oaxaca, Mexico On the coast of southern Mexico, Tyrel Nelson willfully wanders into a city of the dead. The Sweaty Journey to Spiritual Renewal – Mexico A visit to a native temazcal in Teotitlan de Valle, Mexico, raises questions for Lori B. Rutter about the fine line between a tourist trap and a life-altering spiritual ceremony. Casa Santiago: Rug Weavers of Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca – Mexico Alvin Starkman describes the rug weavers of Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca; their making of wool rugs by hand using pine looms and natural dyes since the 1500's - a tradition that continues today, a Sí Señor, Will That Be Testicles Or Head? – Oaxaca, Mexico, North America Alvin Starkman thinks travelers to Oaxaca should not miss the opportunity to eat barbecued goat. Get invited to a fiesta, and witness the pomp and ceremony of its preparation in an in-ground oven. Cruising through San Cristobal de las Casas (Guasas) – San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, North America With only twenty-four hours in San Cristobal de las Casas, Barry discovers, first hand, what the locals call the city.