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    22 Wanderlust-Igniting Photos of Oaxaca

    22 Wanderlust-Igniting Photos of Oaxaca

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    It doesn’t take long to fall in love with quaint and colorful Oaxaca. This city in southern Mexico is overflowing with indigenous culture, colonial architecture and mouthwatering cuisine — three of our favorite things to explore. What’s more, Oaxaca is easily walkable, making it an ideal destination to slowly soak in the mesmerizing Mexican culture.

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    It’s hardly any surprise that artists flock to captivating Oaxaca for inspiration among its cobbled streets and sweeping views. But of course, you don’t have to be an artist to appreciate the beauty of Oaxaca. Just a few minutes walking around town, hopping into coffee shops and sampling Oaxacan chocolate is all it takes to fall head-over-heels. With the expertise of Cantimplora Travel to guide us, our brief visit hit all the highlights of Oaxaca — and even included a few surprises as well.

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    Here are 22 photos that we think will do just the trick in igniting your wanderlust and getting you on the next plane to Oaxaca. Now all you need to do is grab your camera and allow plenty of time to get wonderfully lost in this fantastic town: 

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