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TRAVEL GUIDE: OAXACA


 


OAXACA
The name of both a Mexican city and state, Oaxaca is located in southeast Mexico, bordered by both mountainous terrain and unexplored beaches. Known for its blend of Spanish and indigenous culture, the area offers a wealth of travel options, from its exotic cuisine to ancient archeological sites of the native Zapotecs. Visitors also flock to the city of Oaxaca during its many festivals, including the popular Guelaguetza and Day of the Dead celebrations.

A PRESERVED ENCLAVE
Huatulco
Located where the Sierra Madre meets the Pacific Ocean, Huatulco could very well be one of the last bastions of preserved maritime and jungle nature in this part of the world. If you want relaxation, tranquility and serenity, a stay in Huatulco is just the thing you're looking for!

Visit the official website of Oaxaca.
Image above courtesy of the Gobierno del Estado de Oaxaca.

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(Updated: 03/09/11 CT)

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