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Monte Alban Pre-Columbian archeological site, Oaxaca  
   

Monte Alban Pre-Columbian archeological site, Oaxaca

This site is an ancient centre of Zapotec and Mixtec culture. It was one of the most important cities in Mesoamerica for over 1000 years until its demise in the 8th century. It was also about the only cultural thing that we attempted in Oaxaca! Disclaimer: I didn't want to carry a camera with me all day, so this photo is plucked off the internet!
Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las Casas

March 23rd 2018
We finally tore ourselves away from the gorgeous city of Oaxaca after three weeks of lazing around, eating loads of local dishes and getting some more work done on the truck's suspension. We also spent a few days up in the mountains near Oaxaca and enjoyed a couple of hikes on some well-maintained trails that are also popular with mountain bikers. We both loved the city but agreed that it is proba ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » San Cristobal de las Casas

Mexican Flag 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
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