En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life, Teotitlan del Valle

Feathers, food, and friends: The Festival of the Year in Teotitlan

This week, the town of Teotitlan is enjoying its main festival of the year, la fiesta de la Preciosa Sangre del Cristo, a weeklong town party that honours and celebrates the town church. It is a chance for the people to acknowledge the colour, lif...

En Via Events, Festivals, Oaxaca life

The Taste of Chocolate & Fair Trade

Join us next February 29 for a Hand Made Chocolate Demonstration, Raffle, Chocolate Drinks and Treats at the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca (Casa Chata) Sponsered by Instituto Cultura Oaxaca (www.icomexico.com), Fundacion En Via (www.envia.org) and Pla...

Food, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Como Agua para Chocolate

By Kim Groves. At first glance I thought the floor was filthy, but the dark colored dust that was stuck between the tiles was not dirt, but chocolate. I scuffed my boots a little in it, like a child. I stood around the storefront trying to look ca...