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Oaxaca: The party is in the streets

Here we usually wake up from our siesta to the sound of tubas or fireworks. Oaxaca is a place where you hear the boom of fireworks and the trail of loud street bands even when it’s light outside. I picture a bunch of little kids hiding behind a bush and watching us leave our posada […]

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A night to be macho: La Masota & Lucha Libre

Golden yellow walls, a banda-blasting juke box, drinkers of all generations, and free food make La Mascota a spot worth venturing for a sweet cantina experience. Ladies, grab a man to accompany you or the minute you poke your pretty little head in you’ll find a table of smiling men waving and beckoning you to […]

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From Salon Corona to Salon Tropicana

The night began on the street called 5 de Mayo, on the corner of Bar la Nueva Opera, where mahogany booths, red velvet curtains, and a bullet shot from Pancho Villa’s gun left on the ceiling have frozen time and the only reminder of 2011 is the live salsa music and disco ball blaring from […]

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