Hotel Parador San Andres
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... his doctoral studies at University of California, Berkeley, quickly turned in a concept paper defining the garden’s mission and the various educational functions it could fulfill.
Oaxaca’s indigenous peoples are known for their textiles, ceramics, cuisine, and complex use of plants. The earliest evidence of plant domestication of squash and corn in the Americas was found in Oaxaca. To this day, wild plants are used ...
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Museo de Arte Prehispanico de Mexico, Rufino Tamayo
$40 Pesos entrance fee per person
it was a must to see and worth the entrance fee.
The Rufino Tamayo Museum of Mexican Prehispanic Art was opened on January 29, 1974. It is a testimony of the importance and value of Precolumbian Mexican Art.
Breakfast at Hotel Oaxaca Real
... 2-4pm we feel like a siesta as we have eaten a ridiculously large amount of food. The Mexicans just lie in the park with their hats over their faces or find a bench. It’s not a bad way to go.
We saw existence of Mexican wrestling in a bar where they had lots of masks but we are still to see any live or see it advertised anywhere. We’re on a mission to find some. Off to grab the bus now. Hasta Manana ...
... stuff, for the blending of Catholicism and indigenous cultural touchstones. To my surprise, I found, on the ceiling of the church up at the front, a saint holding a skull in his hand. The skull seemed out of place, I didn't remember seeing any skulls in that way in churches in France or Italy or Spain. But in Mexico, calaveras are all over the place on the Day of the Dead! I tried to picture for myself what it would be like to be living in Oaxaca while it was ...
... or Día de los Difuntos ("Day of the Dead"). People go to cemeteries to be with the souls of the departed and build private altars containing the favorite foods and beverages, as well as photos and memorabilia, of the departed. The intent is to encourage visits by the souls, so the souls will hear the prayers and the comments of the living directed to them. Celebrations can take a humorous tone, as celebrants remember funny events and anecdotes about the departed. ...