Oaxaca, finally!

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Last week, during Day of the Dead festivities, I went to Oaxaca City for the first time.

Oaxaca’s one of those places that’s on every Latin American backpacker and traveling retiree’s checklist. I felt naked as a white person without my token indigenous ware – a blouse, purse, scarf, etc. But then I bought a poncho, and it was all good.

Our final day in Oaxaca, we did a tour – surprisingly with mostly Mexican tourists, not foreigners – outside of the city and visited “Hierve el Agua,” a beautiful spring and set of rock formations overlooking the mountains, roughly an hour and a half outside of the city. Pictures above!



One thought on “Oaxaca, finally!

  1. What did you do and see in Oxaca? Give us some details about the people, places, smells, and sounds. I loved it way back in the early ’80s!

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