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Oaxaca Photosafari: Historic Trees of Llano Park

by Ron Mader

Locals and visitors are cordially invited to flickrmeet / photosafari Sunday, April 26 in Llano Park in Oaxaca City. Bring your camera and curiosity. This is a slow walk. Kids and folks in wheelchairs are welcome. We’ll share tree names and historic tidbits about Oaxaca with conversation in English and Spanish. There should also be some birdwatching options! Join us at 8am.

The walk serves as an introduction to the Flickr Group Árboles de Oaxaca (Oaxaca Trees). If you have pictures on Flickr, you can upload your favorite photos to the group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/arbolesdeoaxaca

Photo Safari: Parque Llano (Árboles de Oaxaca)

Day of the Dead around the World

by Ron Mader

Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient indigenous traditions and modern fanfare. It’s a whimsical and yet serious holiday that takes place between October 31st and November 2nd.

Mexico may have the most spectacular festivals in the hemisphere. Well known are festivities in Oaxaca, Michoacán, and Mexico City.

YOUR TURN – We are seeking photos of the holiday in the Day of the Dead Group hosted on Flickr. Photographers are asked to share their own photos. Registration on Flickr — http://www.flickr.com — is required.