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Cruz de Mayo: The Hike to the Summit of Picacho

May 3 is known as “Día de la Santa Cruz”, “La Fiesta de las Cruces” and also “Cruz de Mayo”. In Mexico, the day is special for all those who work in construction, including builders, labourers, architects and engineers. Traditionally, a cross is placed on the high point of the construction site. The cross is… Continue reading Cruz de Mayo: The Hike to the Summit of Picacho

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Straight from Our Volunteers: Day Trip Ideas Outside Oaxaca

Story by Kyra Siegel, Photos by Samantha Wattson, Julia Turnbull, Kim Groves, Kyra Siegel During our time here, we have had a chance to explore outside of the city and see some of the beautiful sights that Oaxaca has to offer. I asked some of our ...