|Mural depicting part of the history of Oaxaca (the more recent era) in a government building.|
The state motto of Oaxaca is on the banner. It translates as Respect for All People Means Peace. If someone builds a wall between here and Mexico, I'm staying here.
More fun facts: Oaxaca is the size of Indiana--unless you flatten out the mountains. Then it's the size of Texas.
There's a spectacular beach 160 miles from here with world class surfing. It's a 6 1/2 hour drive because you have to cross three mountain ranges.
A taxi ride anywhere in the city center amounts to 2 dollars and 50 cents. No tipping.
Day of the Dead is approaching. The city is getting ready. We are all on the same path.