On the table is a fire-breathing dragon with pink ears, covered with flowers. Beside him is a monster with owl eyes, four horns, blue wings, and a long red tongue. The squat vendor is wearing an elaborately embroidered skirt that has even more colors than the wood carvings in front of me.
Mexico is already ridiculously rich in distinctive handicrafts, in almost any corner of the country, but Oaxaca stands above them all. Continue Reading