Oaxaca City’s Comala Restaurant and B&B

Logo Favorite places and people Oaxaca City: ComalaLocation: Pino Suárez #300 Key LinksFacebookVideos Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Fh8wNMBexQtUXBTY9 HistoryThe earliest incarnation of the restaurant opened in 1996. It then changed to Decano on 5 de Mayo. In 2007 the restaurant changed address to Allende and became Comala again. And in 2018: Pino Suárez #300 The restaurant takes its …

Chacahua Lagoons

Photo: Kefith, Mangrove (Some rights reserved) Oaxaca – The Chacahua Lagoons National Park (Parque Nacional Lagunas de Chacahua) comprises a series of lagoons and beach shoreline between the towns of Santiago Jamiltepec and Puerto Escondido, west of Highway 200. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/SZJu2bp89iCtK6NH6 The 14,175 hectares (35,000 acres) national park park includes savannas, coastal dunes, and mangroves. …

Ricardo López Pinacho

Poster: Ron Mader, 2012 World Environment Day Photo Safari (some rights reserved) Kudos to Oaxacan artist and tree sculptor Ricardo López Pinacho who carved a menagerie of animals and human figures from tree stumps in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Our challenge. Take a photo Embedded Tweets Photos Video Foursquarehttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-del-jaguar/5256f33011d27a855247a24fhttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-del-danzante-dancer-carving/513a4576e4b0a69f6cbb147ehttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-de-carnero-ram-carving/4fbed656e4b082ac65d8715f FlickrSculptures by Ricardo Lopez Pinacho Elsewhere on …

Oaxaca Chocolate

Photo: Chocoluchy (Some rights reserved) Chocolate is not just a dessert in Oaxaca. Here is our updated insider’s guide for drinking, eating and buying cacao products. Embedded Tweets HistoryChocolate comes from the beans of the cacao tree that grows in tropical climates. The word cacao has been traced to the Olmec. The Maya continued the …

Francisco Toledo

Photo: Pochote Remembering Mexican artist Francisco Toledo (July 17, 1940, Juchitán, Oaxaca – September 5, 2019) Embedded Tweets Key [email protected] HeadlinesFrancisco Toledo, el artista más importante de MéxicoFrancisco Toledo, renowned Mexican artist and activist, has died, aged 79 – @ElizabethMistry @TheArtNewspaperFallece el maestro Francisco Toledo – NoticiasMexican expressionist artist Francisco Toledo dies at 79 – …

Lila Downs

Lila Downs One of our fave singers “Me gusta cantarle a los que caen y luego se levantan, a la cumbia aguerrida y a las rancheras en donde se encuentra mi corazón.” Key Linksliladowns.comhttps://www.facebook.com/LilaDownsOficialhttps://www.instagram.com/[email protected] Al Chilehttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-latin/lila-downs-new-lp-al-chile-interview-841209/https://www.npr.org/sections/altlatino/2019/05/09/721788831/lila-downs-celebrates-mexicos-culinary-and-cultural-sides-with-al-chilehttps://remezcla.com/releases/music/lila-downs-new-album-al-chilehttps://www.latinousa.org/2019/05/21/liladowns Eventshttps://www.facebook.com/events/santa-barbara-bowl/lila-downs-d%C3%ADa-de-muertos-al-chile/308586513398307 Planeta.com

Teotitlán del Valle Talking Dictionary

Screenshot The Zapotec Talking Dictionary of Teotitlán del Valle began in 2013. This project has received collaboration from 35 native speakers from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. Spotlight feature for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Key Linkstalkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu/teotitlan/talkingdictionary.swarthmore.edu What we love: everything. Visiting Teotitlán del Valle is one of the sweetest experiences in the world, …

Saludos Oaxaca

Poster Greetings to friends in Oaxaca, Mexico Google Docdocs.google.com/document/d/1nbgCxQC4_guMBwvPq4LjFi_vqzj6P5bF0rtVprhp2ew Artwork MixtecoTa’bintió = Gracias = Thank you (Mixteco de Padre Uvi) Videoshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9ixSPzKO0A Indigenous Languages of Oaxaca   Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night Thank you You’re welcome Delicious How are you? Fine Yes See you later Goodbye Ayuuk (Mixe) de Santa Maria Ocotepec Tyos …