Monthly Archives: March 2014

El Picacho – More Information

The name Teotitlán comes from Nahuatl and means “land of the gods”. Its Zapotec name is Xaguixe, which means “at the foot of the mountain”. It is known for its textiles, especially rugs, which are woven on hand-operated looms, from wool obtained from local sheep and … Continue reading

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Cinco Señores – More Information

Hard rock miners were an industrious and inventive lot. Nowhere is this more evident than in the crumbling ruins of the haciendas along the Rio Papaloapam where it runs between Yavesia and Amatlan in the region of the Pueblos Mancomunados … Continue reading

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