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Oaxaca wrap-up

I had such a wonderful time in Oaxaca! If you’ve been reading Countdown to Mexico for a while, you know that I love to knit. I decided that I’d try to find some yarn while I was visiting Oaxaca. The rug weavers in Teotitlán del Valle are expert at using natural dyes to color the yarn that they spin by hand. I didn’t have time on this trip (here’s a link to our visit to Teotitlán del Valle last year)...

What the Mexico Today project is all about…

I’m back from Oaxaca, and am very happy to be a part of the México Today team.  I thought I’d give you a rundown of the project. The group consists of 24 writers – 8 Community Managers and 16 Contributors.  I’ve made a page with links to all the participants’ websites if you’d like to see who we all are and visit our sites.  It is a very diverse group – from professional food or travel writers, bloggers with focuses...

The Mexico Today project gets underway

I headed out early in the morning on Friday to catch the plane to Mexico City. It was great to run into CancunCanuck in the airport in DF – chatting made the wait for our flight to Oaxaca pass quickly.  Imagine my surprise when we deplaned in Oaxaca and saw the sign above.  And a little further, inside the terminal, a marimba band! After collecting luggage we were collected by Mexico Today folks and outside there was another marimba band!...