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In Photos: The Exquisite Woven Crafts of Teotitlan del Valle

In Photos: The Exquisite Woven Crafts of Teotitlan del Valle

Daily Postcard
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March 23, 2018

Teotitlan del Valle, a stubborn outpost of antiquity, rises off the dusty desert floor in Mexico’s Central Valley region like a mirage in summer. Thirty minutes outside of Oaxaca City, this tiny hamlet was one of the earliest settlements of the ancient Zapotec civilization...

Making New Friends in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

Making New Friends in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador

Beach Living
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March 22, 2018

When the old man waved first, and offered the faintest of smiles, I knew we'd made progress in making Puerto Cayo, Ecuador our home. I begin almost every day with a one-hour walk from our home into town and back. And every day, without fail, I see the same local people, going to the same places in their own morning routine. In the beginning, the Puerto Cayans weren't unfriendly at all. They just didn't seem overly friendly.

The Trick to Buying Affordable Property in Punta del Este, Uruguay

The Trick to Buying Affordable Property in Punta del Este, Uruguay

Beach Living
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March 10, 2018

Punta del Este, less than two hours from Uruguay’s elegant capital of Montevideo, has long been the most fashionable beach resort in South America. An apartment sold here a few years back for $7.2 million… but believe it or not, you can still find a nice condo in a coveted Punta del Este neighborhood for less than $150,000. There’s a secret to buying affordably here. And it’s simple.