Oaxacan Art

Oaxacan Art

When most visitors to Oaxaca think of Oaxacan art, the first thing that usually comes to mind is folk art; alebrijes (carved, fancifully painted wooden figures), barro negro (black pottery), tapetes (hand-made wool rugs), and other craft products.  They don’t...
Oaxaca’s Bubbling Springs and Petrified Waterfalls:  Hierve el Agua

Oaxaca’s Bubbling Springs and Petrified Waterfalls: Hierve el Agua

In Peter Greenberg’s recently aired The Royal Tour, President Calderón selected diving in the cenotes of Yucatan instead of a refreshing swim at Hierve el Agua.  Nevertheless, Oaxaca’s bubbling springs and petrified waterfalls are one of the most spectacular...