Monthly Archives: January 2013

San Pablo Etla – More Information

There is an abundance of hiking and mountain biking trails in the hills above San Pablo Etla. The challenge is to find the best one. We have hiked in the area every year, each time choosing a different route. This … Continue reading

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San Sebastian – More Information

Over untold eons, rainwater trickling through cracks in limestone created a cavern inside a mountain near the village of San Sebastian. The most intriguing sections of the cave feature stalactites and stalagmites, a bit of flowstone, and many weirdly eroded … Continue reading

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Cuajimoloyas to Benito Juárez – More Information

The hike from Cuajimoloyas to Benito Juárez is the highest, most scenic and most strenuous one in the “Hoofing It In Oaxaca” program. It is also one of our favorites. Both the “Difficult” option along the footpaths through the woods … Continue reading

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Atzompa – More Information

The archeological ruins on the hilltop near the village of Atzompa slumbered undisturbed for centuries. The ruins are those of the Zapotec community that developed in the time (200-600 C.E.) when neighboring Monte Alban was in its prime and residents … Continue reading

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