The Day of the Dead Comparsa is a tradition in Oaxaca. It is a parade-like procession of people of all ages in costumes, with music and dancing. We ...

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The Comparsa

Zaachila, near Oaxaca, is filled with Day of the Dead murals. We had the opportunity to have a local model in this location and another model in two c...

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Murals and Models

The cemeteries in and around Oaxaca are elaborately decorated for Day of the Dead. Family members including children and pets all come to the grave si...

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Cemeteries

The Day of the Dead is a huge celebration in Oaxaca. Preparations are made for weeks prior to the October 31, November 1, and November 2 dates. This i...

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Day of the Dead

Monte Albán is a large archaeological site in Xoxocotlán in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. I looked up and said, “No way will I climb ...

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Monte Albán

This woman just got ready to perform at a wedding near the Zocalo of Oaxaca. The wedding performers.   This performance took place at an outdoor ...

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Music & Dance in Oaxaca

So many interesting people in and around Oaxaca             This couple was sitting outside a large market just after th...

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People in Oaxaca

Black pottery is all hand made and exquisite.         Note that instead of the potter’s wheel as we know it, they use two di...

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Handicrafts in Oaxaca

Clothing, chickens, veggies, bread, flowers, and numerous items are sold in Oaxacan markets. This woman did all the hand embroidery on the many items ...

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Markets in Oaxaca

Oaxaca Mexico 2018. In and around the city. Catrina de Alcalá Hotel.       A wedding celebrated in the streets of Oaxaca    ...

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Oaxaca Mexico 2018

Milne Bay is only accessible by boat There are interesting fishing boats    And adorable kids playing on the shore         &...

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Milne Bay – PNG