Posts Tagged ‘river of Coyotes’

Photo of the week – Dominican Monastery in Santiago Apostol Cuilapan in Oaxaca

 Cuilapan means River of Coyotes in n├íhuatl. This little village in Oaxaca has an amazing monastery from the 16th century. Once the Jesuits were expelled from the area to the North, the Dominicans came here and wanted to convert all the Indians to their religion. However, because of the very often earthquakes here, the natives [...]
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