A Photo a Week Challenge: Ancient

I’m a week late posting this challenge named ‘Ancient’ from Nancy Merrill’s weekly challenge A Photo a Week Challenge. See more at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2021/10/13/a-photo-a-week-challenge-ancient/ <a href=”http://nancy merrill photography . Shown are pictures I took in December 2019 during a visit to Oaxaca of Moute Alban, a large pre-Columbian archaeological site in the Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán Municipality in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. “Monte… Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Ancient

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Landscape Photo Challenge

Here is my landscape photo as part of Nadine Merrill Photo a Week challenge. This shot was taken in the Oaxaca, Mexico area where we walked through some excavated Mayan ruins with the mountains in the background. Check out other landscape pictures at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2020/01/30/a-photo-a-week-challenge-landscape/  

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Corn Husk Festival

Another festival was being celebrated last week in Oaxaca, Mexico at the same time as the Radish Festival, and it was the corn husk festival. Children, adults, organizations and families bring their creations to the zocalo each year showing their artistry and excitement in designs made with the simple husks. Here are a few of… Continue reading Corn Husk Festival

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Flowers were blooming in Oaxaca last week while we were there for Christmas. Thought I would share several pictures of stunning Roses I took while there. Or at least I think they are all roses. See has lots more pictures of flowers on her site at https://ceenphotography.com/2019/12/28/fotd-december-29-2019-lotus-bud/

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Radish Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico

If you’ve never been to a Radish Festival, and I had not, then you would be amazed at the creativity the folks in Oaxaca, Mexico show during their annual festival featuring this unheralded root. Some displays are funny, some of historical nature, but all are worth the visit and the long lines to see them… Continue reading Radish Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico

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The Largest Tree, Thursday Tree, and Of Course, Christmas Trees

I’m showing pictures of the world’s largest tree and it is reportedly 2,000 years old! This tree is located in Oaxaca, Mexico, and one angle doesn’t do it justice, so I’m posting several angles of its massive trunk. I walked completely around this monster taking pictures of each side. It is magnificent and deserves to… Continue reading The Largest Tree, Thursday Tree, and Of Course, Christmas Trees

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Annual (and Less than Inspired) Christmas Letter

Hello Folks, This is my ‘catch you up on what’s happening in my life’ review for 2019, boring as it may be. But, hey, I need to write a column, I need to post a blog, and I need to assure people who have sent me messages throughout the year (and who I have not… Continue reading Annual (and Less than Inspired) Christmas Letter