Oaxaca Markets: Pochote Arquitos (2003-2009)

Photo Oaxaca City, Oaxaca – Pochote Market began in November 2003 at the Pochote Cultural Center with the support of Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo. The market moved several times in 2004 and returned to the Pochote in the fall. Dichos Cada dia quiero hacer las cosas mejor. Con calma nos amanece. No por mucho madrugar, …

Oaxaca’s Central de Abasto(s) Market

Photo: El Capitalista Update in progress The sprawling Central de Abastos Market (also called ‘Central de Abasto’ by some) is located about 20 blocks southwest of the Zócalo and across the street from the second class bus station.Be forewarned. This market overwhelms the senses and is as inspiring as it is chaotic. Word to the …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster Planeta.com is livestreaming a conversation with many of friends of the Colibri Award on Friday, June 5, 10:00 Mexico, 8:00am Las Vegas. Details and links to be updated on this page. As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010 to leaders of the eco travel …

Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets

Poster Good morning. Natandio. Työs meep. Zei te ie. Zac xtil. Padush. Practicing for our next trip to markets in Oaxaca, Mexico. La Ciudad de Oaxaca has some of the most popular markets in Mexico. Nearby towns have their own markets and market days. An analogy: If markets are Mexico’s own tree of life, then …

El Foco

Screenshot Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded to YouTube. Key Links …

Tlatelolco

Tlatelolco Metro Spotlight on Tlatelolco Google Maps goo.gl/maps/WXGzPKphQKC43db7A Wikipedia Tlatelolco Tlatelolco massacre Planeta Mexico City 1968: Tlatelolco Mexico City Aztecs

Mexico City

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Consume Local Mexico City (Ciudad de México) is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. Also beloved as the Distrito Federal, DF, and CDMX, the metropolus has an elevation of 2,240 meters or 7,350 feet). This is the political hub of Mexico. Cultural and historic landmarks are concentrated here. Google Maps …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Arches The city of Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) boasts one of the most agreeable climates in the country and is adorned with colorful flowers year-round, earning the moniker “land of eternal spring.” Google Maps goo.gl/maps/BHUgXfGgkC7DMNvu7 History Capital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca has a storied past. What is today the state …

Mexico City’s Templo Mayor

Photo: Centro February 21, 1978 was a landmark day in Mexico City. A ditch digger struck something with his shovel. Scraping the dirt away, construction workers noticed it was an unusual sculpture. Work stopped at the corner of Guatemala and Argentina. Archaeologists were summoned. The carved stone disk had been uncovered that depicted the dismembered …

Ciudad de Oaxaca = Oaxaca City

Photo: Protoplasma K, Templo de Carmen Alto Oaxaca City is the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. The city is located in the Central Valley of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, at 17°05’N 96°45″W, elevation: 1,550 meters or 5,000 feet. Looking ahead … on April 25, 2032 Oaxaca City celebrates its 500th anniversary. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/GX91jUimGEwbzZXe8 Weather …