Oaxaca and Day of the Dead November 6th 2014 We arrived in Oaxaca on the night bus from San Cristobal, which was surprisingly comfortable and we had a reasonable amount of sleep. However, we didn't appreciate the police stop at about 6am when we all had to get off the bus and have our hand luggage searched. I'm not really sure what they were looking for as it was a rather pathetic search but maybe that was because I look so innocent.
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North America » Mexico » Oaxaca » Oaxaca 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