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Hotel Maela ..A Recommended Place to Stay in Oaxaca

This lovely hotel in old Oaxaca will be your basecamp when you attend one of our workshops or journeys. If you wish to extend your stay to enjoy more of the sights of Oaxaca, this link will help you connect for reservations

The People's Guide To Mexico

Whether your trip to Oaxaca is virtual or actual, a visit to The People's Guide will enhance your experience.

Official State of Oaxaca Tourism Site

The official word from the Secretary of Tourism on places to go and things to do. An excellent printable map of the historic center of the City of Oaxaca.

Dr. Carol Ventura

Carol is an Associate Professor of Art at Tennessee Tech University, and has created several colorful and informative pages of interest to those interested in weaving and meso-american and native american crafts in general. See for links to her work and the work of textile artists from Cameroon, Canada, Guatemala, and Mexico. has links to the history of the technique, how-to instructions, and her books. Her backstrap weaving page at provides details of the tools and techniques used in Jacaltenango, Guatemala.

Curt Rosengren's Oaxaca Pages

Curt is one who, like us, has become enthralled with Oaxaca and its people, and has responded with these beautifully crafted and informative pages. Be sure to follow the weaving link at his site to meet Familia Gonzalez, a hospitable family of Zapotec weavers in Teotitlan.

The host of this Web site makes his home in Oaxaca, so it is not surprising the the site contains excellent information on ecotravel in that state. But more than a travel site, is a clearinghouse for practical ecotourism around the globe. As a travel resource center, it hosts a variety of online forums and conferences and has published more than 10,000 pages of features and scholarly reports.


Grab your bathing suit, luggage, airline and hotel reservations and head south. You can get all that and more through this site, which also has an excellent page of general Mexican travel information, and links to a variety of related sites, including an online Mexican grocery store.

Oaxaca Tourist Guide

Visit this well-organized site for maps, travel tips, an eco-tourism guide, lists of events, current weather, traditional music, and information on cultural attractions of the State of Oaxaca.

Children's internet directory and more.



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A San Diego State University "Blue Web'n" Site

We are very proud to have been included in the Blue Web'n Library of Learning sites, a joint project of Pacific Bell and San Diego State University. Blue Web'n is a searchable database of outstanding Internet sites which share compelling projects, lessons, activities, resources, references, and tools developed to support K-12 learning.

Casa Sagrada

A guesthouse and vacation health retreat in Teotitlan, Oaxaca Mexico. Yoga classes, cooking classes, walking and bicycling tours, artist and writers retreat, intimate weddings and much more.

Real Oaxaca

Here Stan Gotlieb and Diana Ricci share their combined 20-year experience living as American expatriates in Oaxaca. This Web site provides an excellent resource for those thinking of emulating them, or just coming down for a week's vacation.

Inside Mexico

A producer of videos about Mexican culture since 1989, Inside Mexico also produces a newsletter describing Mexican Holidays, which is largely directed toward young people. The newsletters also include songs and recipes. An excellent K-12 educational resource.

Maps of Mexico

Free on-line maps of every state and more. - The Comprehensive Kids Directory

A support directory for parents. It lists links to web sites for children with children's games and activities, as well as sites addressing topics such as child support and child abuse.


Explore together with your family,
friends or work colleagues the fascinating Maya World, refuge of great biodiversity of flora and fauna, exhuberant jungles, the second largest coral reef in the world, natural springs (cenotes) and the most important archaeological sites of the ancient Maya civilization.

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