Into the Oaxacan countryside: poverty; artisans; and miracles

Image for post
Image for post
Zapotec tamale maker in Teotitlan, Mexico. Photo by Tom Murray

By Carolyn Callison Murray

Image for post
Image for post
A weaver from Teotitlan shows visitors one of her rugs. Photo by Tom Murray
Image for post
Image for post
Isabel tells her story to the En Via tour as we polish off our delicious lunches atEl Jaguar, their restaurant, shop and home. Susan Bean Aycock stands to her left, prepared to translate. Isabel’s husband Augustin is standing to her right. Photo by Tom Murray.
Image for post
Image for post
Intricate and colorful, these designs set the aprons of the women in San Miguel del Valle apart. Photo by Tom Murray
Image for post
Image for post
A steer skull keeps watch over a home in the hills of San Miguel Del Valle. Photo by Tom Murray.

Written by

Recovering journalist exploring life outside my comfort zone.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store