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... br> In 1993, when Toledo knew the army would be leaving, he asked Alejandro de Ávila B., who had family roots in Oaxaca and training in anthropology, biology, and linguistics, what he and other advocates would propose. De Ávila suggested making the space into a botanic garden — or, more precisely, an ethnobotanic garden, one that would “show the interaction of plants and people.” De Ávila, who was just about to leave Oaxaca ...
... emergence of large estates as Yagul, Mitla, Lambitieco and Zaachila.
The exhibitions cover
- Millenary cultures
- Flourishing times
- Treasures of the tomb 7
- States, fall of Monte Alban, social classes, etc.
- Contact and conquest
- The new faith, rewriting the past
- Indigenous response
- Material and spirit
- A new nation emerges, the independence movement
- Order and progress
- Modern Mexico
... br> They have a lot of set menus called Menu el dia (Menu of the day) that are really nice and great value our 3 course one with a beer cost $7 and it was on the main square near all the music. Mexican’s only really seem to eat two meals a day. They eat breakfast and then a big meal between 2-4pm that has taken a little getting used to. You can eat in the evening but it’s not what the locals do. So ...
... And we had it almost all to ourselves.
But the Zapotecs were conquered by the Aztecs who were conquered by the Spanish, and now Walmart will conquer them soon as it has conquered us. So if I'm an indigenous person living in Oaxaca, I'm saying to myself, who's next? I suppose only time will tell if they outlast Walmart's low low prices and unbeatable deals.
Speaking of indigenous, the cathedral in Oaxaca was interesting. I went in looking for ...
... you couldn't even finish your shower. Turns out he was actually on the way back to his dorm. So a little background on the Day Of The Dead & Catrina: In most regions of Mexico, November 1 is to honor children and infants, whereas deceased adults are honored on November 2. This is indicated by generally referring to November 1 mainly as Día de los Inocentes ("Day of the Innocents") but also as Día de los Angelitos ("Day of the Little Angels") and November 2 as Día de ...