La nieve oaxaqueña

¿Qué es “nieve”? Significa “snow(agua helada blanca)” generalmente, pero aquí en Oaxaca mucha gente imaginaría la nieve como un “dulce cogelado(sorbet)” cuando escuchen esa palabra.  Mmm, LA NIEVE OAXAQUEÑA…¡qué rica!  Nieve...

Things To Do in Oaxaca

There are so many things to do in Oaxaca; here are just a few: – Have a coffee at one of the sidewalk cafés in the Zócalo and people watch. – Eat at one of the many fantastic restaurants – try the Casa Crespo at #107 Allende where chef Oscar Carrizosa...

Quick Facts about Oaxaca

Capital City: Oaxaca de Juárez (wah-HAH-kah) Oaxaca City Elevation: Oaxaca City has an elevation of approximately 5,200 feet above sea level. Climate: Due to its uneven and diverse geography, the state of Oaxaca is characterized by its climatologic variants in its...

Oaxacan History

Oaxaca is a test of and a testament to the spiritual reserve of the Mexican people. Its roots can be traced as far back as seven thousand years and is the historic home of the Zapotec and Mixtec indigenous peoples, influential groups, which grew up in the relative...

Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca, Mexico is one of the most diverse and vibrant states in the Mexican republic. Named for Benito Juárez, a venerated president of the republic, Oaxaca is a land of contrasts. The state is located at the convergence of the Sierra Madre Oriental and the Sierra...

Responsible Travel Week 2015 #rtweek2015

This year Responsible Travel Week takes place from Feb 9 to Feb 15; so here at the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca, for those responsible travelers, we have decided to create a list of activities to do in Oaxaca. Oaxaca is famous for its gastronomy. Soon it will be consider...