...and a Oaxaca new year!! January 5th 2008 I guess my poor attempt at a play on words only works if you know how to pronounce oaxaca (see previous blog 😊. So here is part 2 of my mamouth holiday blogging session.
I spent Christmas with my family in Tuxtla. My original plan was to be as far away from all things holiday related, to ensure i didn't feel christmassy and therefore avoid feeling homesick. However the family asked me way ... read more
North America » Mexico » Oaxaca » Mazunte The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
My name is Nicola, I'm 23 and I'm shortly about to embark upon a year-long voluntary project in Mexico. I am going to Mexico with Inter-Cultural Youth Exchange (www.icye.org.uk) who are a registered charity. Their aims are to promote cultural understanding and exchange, whilst enabling young people to volunteer in social projects around the world. In Mexico I will be working at an SOS Children’s Village in Tuxtla Gutierrez , Chiapas State. The Village provides education and therapy for children with special needs and many of the children are resident at the centre. My work will inv... full info