Nov 05 2018

Our 2018 Oaxaca, Mexico Trip in Pictures

Many of you know that we travel to Mexico for several months every year to escape the worst of the rainy season in Costa Rica. If we are “friends” on Facebook, then you have been getting a steady diet of our pictures and we hope that you have been enjoying them. But for everyone else, here are some of our favorite pics from this year’s trip:

We spend most of our time in Oaxaca, Mexico, located about 7 1/2 hours south of Mexico City by bus. It’s easy and interesting to take day trips to the surrounding villages and attractions.

Spinning wool in Teotitlán del Valle

Weaving rugs in Teotitlán del Valle

Flower Vendor at the Ocotlán de Morelos Friday Market

Woven bags at the Ocotlán de Morelos Friday Market

Shopping at the Ocotlán de Morelos Friday Market

Celebration at El Árbol del Tule, the stoutest tree in the world

At the Mitla Zapotec archeological site

The view on a cloudy day at Hierve el Agua

The first step to Mezcal making – harvesting the agave

As we write this newsletter, Day of the Dead festivities are gearing up. Buildings are decorated, people are in costume, and even pets get in on the action with an annual pet costume contest.

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