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The coast of Oaxaca in southern Mexico

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Last weekend, Cristina, Marc and I got back from a trip to the coast of Oaxaca (pronounced "waháka") in the south of Mexico. I'm still reeling from the abundance of natural beauty, amazing wildlife, uncrowded beaches, laid-back atmosphere and indigenous flavour that we saw and experienced. It was definitely my kind of holiday. Simple accommodation, outdoor activities, heaps of exploring, and plenty of photographic opportunities.

These are some of the things we discovered:

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Local beaches

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Rereshing spots

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Fishing villages

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Ecological bungalows

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Big waves

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Pelicans in action

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Stunning sunsets

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Empty beaches

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Palm-fringed coasts

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Dolphin spotting

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Simple living

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Friendly locals

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Dreamy beaches

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Pacific breakers

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Interesting flora

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Swimming with large sea turtles

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Mexican villages

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Mangrove tours

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Peaceful lagoons

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Sleeping crocodiles

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Mexican colour

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Incredible views

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Endless white sands

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Boys with boats

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Local refreshment

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Beach rides

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Churches in squares

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Small ports

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Surfers

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Adrenalin-packed activities

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Rainbow colours

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Jungly forests

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Amazing waterfalls

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Tasty food

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Close encounters with iguanas

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Oaxacan crafts

... and many more Oaxacan delights!

Posted by margaretm 08:42 Archived in Mexico Tagged beaches sea turtles coast nature dolphins palms mangroves

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Makes me remember why I have made Mexico my home - even though I don't always make time to enjoy it as much as I should. Thanks for sharing your super photos!

by Lynda Martinez del Campo

I really loved that part, the nature, the colours, the people... beautiful!

by margaretm

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