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Posts tagged ‘UNESCO’

Nasca Lines – Made by Aliens?

Viewed from the ground, the desert of Nasca in southern Peru resembles all other deserts; dust spirals whirling across a large flat plain made up of small rocks and a lot of sand. However when viewed from the air it becomes unique – the flat plains criss-crossed with what are now famously known as Nasca Lines. Read more

Observations this week with UNESCO in town

So, five and half weeks in and Oaxaca is now feeling pretty much like home. I have my favourite cafes, people I like to buy street food from, vendors I say hi to each morning and favourite areas to walk. I am also starting to get a routine together which makes me feel a bit more purposeful, and like a local. UNESCO rolled into town this week for their annual conference Read more

Repainting Oaxaca

In the last several weeks Oaxaca has been overcome with painters, with critical mass reached last weekend. Every building (or so it seemed) in the centro area was suddenly getting a new coat of paint. Walking down the footpaths turned into an obstacle course; dodging stacked paint buckets and navigating around ladders propped against the sides of buildings. Read more

Embracing the Chaos

Reinventing Myself on Mexican Time

Dinner: A Love Story

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Heart of Light

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

A Cup of Jo

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Healthy Happier Bear

Adventures In Striving For A Healthy, Happier Life!

Simple Provisions

Food does not need to be fancy to be celebrated