May 20, 2018
queso oaxaca
It is believed that at the end of the 19th century, in the year 1885, a family dedicated to dairy products in the state of Oaxaca had left their 14-year-old daughter, Leobarda Castellanos García, in charge of taking care of curdled milk for the production of cheese. However, the little one forgot that task, leaving...
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Guelaguetza 2018
The state of Oaxaca has finalized the details for Guelaguetza 2018 so that once again it can break new records for national and foreign tourists to Oaxaca’s largest annual event. As every year, in Cerro del Fortín, the different delegations that comprise the eight regions: Cañada, Costa, Istmo, Mixteca, Papaloapan Basin Region, Sierra Sur, Sierra...
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oaxaca pottery
The art of Oaxaca pottery will be on exhibit at the Franz Mayer Museum, through an exhibition consisting of 150 pieces made by 75 families from more than 35 villages of Oaxaca. It exhibit is called “Barro y fuego. El arte de la alfarería en Oaxaca” (Mud and fire. The art of pottery in Oaxaca)...
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oaxaca museums
As part of International Museum Day – celebrated every May 18 – the General Directorate of Cultures called on Oaxacans to visit the attractions that protect and preserve history, traditions and art of region. This year the International Council of Museums (ICOM, for its acronym in English) proposed as a guiding theme “Hyper-connected museums: new...
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Interesting Facts about Oaxaca
The state of Oaxaca in Mexico is a pleasant place to visit that leaves you speechless to describe the emotions, flavors and textures you will find here. Here are 10 interesting facts about Oaxaca: 1. Oaxaca comes from the Nahuatl ‘huáxyacac’ which means ‘at the tip of the huajes’. 2. It is famous for its...
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oaxaca's elevation
What is Oaxaca’s elevation? Oaxaca’s elevation of 1,555 meters, or 5,100 feet above sea level. Oaxaca de Juarez, commonly refereed to as Oaxaca City or simply Oaxaca. The highest point in the state of Oaxaca is 3,720 meters. In the territory of Oaxaca there are three large mountain ranges, namely: the Sierra Madre del Sur, which...
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where to stay in Oaxaca Mexico
Are you wondering where to stay in Oaxaca Mexico? Then keep reading. Accommodation in Oaxaca are easily accessible and available for all budgets. There are some luxury hotels, including some international chains, as well as independent luxury hotels, economic, hostels, and some hostels that cater to backpackers who pass through the city of Oaxaca. Here...
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