Archive for the ‘World Wonders’ Category

May 30 2014
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Visit: The Petrified Waterfall of Salina Blanca, Oaxaca, Mexico

By Saasaan Nabavi - Founder of Zoku Handicrafts Date May 30th 2014   POINTS of INTEREST Distance: 113Km / 70 Miles from Oaxaca City Time: Roughly 2 hours Highway:  Federal Highway 190 Cost of Transportation: It varies. Depending on if you take colectivo or bus. We took a colectivo taxi for $350 peso, split 4 ways it became 90 [...]

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Aug 1 2013
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Natural Purple Dye from Sea Snails

Natural Purple Dye from Sea Snails  By Saasaan Nabavi We first heard of the possibility of sea snails possessing the capability to produce purple dye for textiles while in Teotitlan del Valle. It was when we were there learning the methods used in retrieving natural dyes for red, yellow, blue and brown; we asked about [...]

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May 6 2013
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World Wonder: Hierve el Agua

World Wonder: Hierve el Agua By Saasaan Nabavi Few things are more relaxing and breathtaking than swimming in a natural pool atop of a beautiful mountain range! The natural hot springs of Hierve el Agua make a perfect day trip if you are staying in Oaxaca City. Along with the natural swimming pools at this [...]

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