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By Donald C Biggs

ISBN-10: 0891410236

ISBN-13: 9780891410232


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Common precautions include mosquito netting and rubbing on plenty of pure DEET (N,N dimethyl-meta-toluamide) “jungle juice,” mixed in equal parts with rubbing alcohol (70 percent isopropyl). Getting There and Around The majority of visitors reach Oaxaca by air, and a large fraction of those through Mexico City. There, travelers transfer to flights bound for either Oaxaca City, Puerto Escondido, or Bahías de Huatulco–Puerto Ángel. But bus travel rules in Mexico. Hundreds of sleek luxury- and first-class bus lines roar out daily from the border, headed south.

Yosocuta: Reservoir, boating, fishing, RV and tent camping. San Martín Huamelulpan: Ruined city, museum, hikes to other archaeological sites. San Miguel Tequixtepec: Museum, hike to hieroglyphic rock paintings, palm weaving, restored 17th-century church. Tepelmeme de Morelos: Museum, canyon hike to Puente Colosal natural bridge and rare Ñuiñe glyph. Northern Oaxaca Ixtlán de Juárez: Cloud forest, wildlife-viewing, Benito Juárez’s birthplace and museum, limestone cave. Santa Catarina Ixtepeji: Hiking trails, campground, colonial-era church.

During the evening, enjoy a music concert (Oaxaca State Band, Marimba Ensemble, or Oaxaca Orchestra) in the zócalo. Alternatively, you might travel northwest of town, first to San José El Mogote archaeological zone and its community museum, continuing to the market at Etla, and then northwest to Suchilquitongo Community Museum and the Cerro de la Campana archaeological zone. M. head southwest to Zaachila to explore the archaeological site and the market. Have lunch at a Zaachila market food stall or Restaurant La Capilla.

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