Archive for 'Oaxaca'

Why you need to see Mexico…now

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by .


Surrealist painter Salvador Dali said he couldn’t live in Mexico because it was too surreal for him…in case you need more convincing on why to visit Mexico, read on for why you should visit Mexico…now!

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Hotel Tip Of The Week: Posada Ziga in Mazunte, Mexico

Posted on 09. May, 2011 by .


This weekly series focuses on budget hotel gems we discover while on the road. This week: Posada Ziga in Mazunte, Mexico.

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Our journey through Mexico in pictures

Posted on 17. Oct, 2010 by .


Mexico was only the second country of our trip, but we (unexpectedly) fell in love with the country and extended our stay there again and again – in the end we spent 88 days there, and traveled more than 3600 kilometers (2370 miles) through the country.

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33 things we love about Mexico

Posted on 25. Sep, 2010 by .


After 11 wonderful weeks, we Globetrottergirls are finally moving on from Mexico. On the bus on our way to Belize, we were already reminiscing about our time here, and came up with 33 things we love about Mexico…

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Zipolite: Backpackers, hippies and major waves

Posted on 03. Sep, 2010 by .


During the 1960s and 1970s a hippie counterculture began to congregate on this isolated beach and, thanks in part to the limited law enforcement, Zipolite steadily gained a reputation in Mexico as a free love paradise, which continued strongly into the 1980s.

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Mazunte, Mexico: As lazy as it gets

Posted on 02. Sep, 2010 by .


With only 702 inhabitants, Mazunte is about as sleepy as a beach town can get. There is a lot of laying on the beach reading or just staring out at the incredible ocean view.

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Polaroid of the week: Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza Parade

Posted on 05. Aug, 2010 by .


The ceremony was originally held to reconcile the gods for rain and a rich harvest and is still very important for the folk groups as the indigenous culture still plays a significant role in Oaxaca.

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