Flashback-A Visit to the Olmec Heads

March 31, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

In which a tiny hole appears in time…

Shakedown in the Jungle…

March 29, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

in which we support the Zapatistas…

A Visit to Palenque

March 27, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

in which some climb and some sit, but we all visit the Red Queen…

Mezcal factory tour

March 12, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Podcast, Travelogue

The owner of our campground in Oaxaca, Mexico owns and operates the Scorpion Mezcal factory and invited us along on a tour. Mezcal is a liquor, similar to tequila in that it’s made by distilling juice from the agave plant. However, where tequila can only use one type of agave, mezcal can be made of other types, so the flavors can vary greatly, much like wine.

Oaxaca zocalo

March 10, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Podcast, Travelogue

Experience a weekend evening on the zocalo (the city square) of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Camped in a tropical paradise

March 4, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

Free range coconuts & mangoes on the beach…

Of Mountains, Saints & Orthodox Travel Theology

March 2, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

A drive through the mountains of Oaxaca, and Ezra’s important life lesson.

Mezcal, Mole & Chapulines

February 28, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

A variety of flavors, not the least of which, are the chapulines…

Monte Alban & Ocotlan

February 28, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Travelogue

Wherein we visit the city of the cloud people & swim in a local mercado

Mexico City – Voladores and Aztecs

February 25, 2010 in Mexico, North America, Podcast, Travelogue

See the flying men, the Voladores, and Aztec dancers outside the museum of anthropology in Mexico City.

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