Food, Women Borrowers

Maribel’s Aborrote in Abasolo

It’s worth visiting Maribel’s abarrote (small grocery store) in San Sebastian Abasolo for your essentials – cold drinks, pasta, varieties of packaged chips and biscuits, soap and toothpaste; but make sure you time your visit for after 5pm each day. At 5pm the flatbed truck delivers freshly baked bread from Santo Domingo Tomaltepec, and as… Continue reading Maribel’s Aborrote in Abasolo

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Festivals, Oaxaca life

Día de los Tres Reyes

It’s finally the day children in Mexico have been waiting for: Día de los Tres Reyes, (or Three King’s Day) and the day when the 3 Wise Men bring them gifts. Children leave their shoes outside filled with hay or dried grass for the animals the Wise Men ride, along with a handwritten note and… Continue reading Día de los Tres Reyes