Responsible Tourism Fair 2011

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Oaxaca hosts the unconventional, unconference January 30 - February 9. Be prepared to be surprised.

A group of friends in Oaxaca,Mexico are creating the Responsible Tourism Fair, our 11th event since 2001 and a veritable model of the local travel movement and slow travel.

"Most importantly, the fair will also be a lot of fun," said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader.

The 2011 Responsible Tourism Fair takes place in multiple locations in Oaxaca City and surrounding towns. Visitors have a number of options, including weaver-guided walks in Teotitlán del Valle, photosafaris in public parks and authentic indigenous meals including Caldo de Piedra (Chinanteco), Maatsy (Ayuuk) and tamales (Zapotec and Ayuuk style). Self-guided treasure hunts asks foodies to try various cheeses, chocolates and mezcal. Photographers are invited to share photos in relevant Flickr Groups with prizes to be awarded

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Responsible Tourism Fair 2011

  1. 1. Feria de Turismo Responsable Enero / Febrero 2011 • Oaxaca, México • Planeta.com Detalles y Información actualizada en lineaFecha o a x a c a .w i k i s p a c e s . c o mDomingo 30 FotoSafari, Parque Llano, 830-10am Comida Ayuuk, Tienda Ayuuk, Tule, 2pm-5pmLunes 31 Comida Indigena, Caldo de Piedra, 3pmMartes 01 Monthly Moment, Flickr, 7pmMiercoles 02 Caminar con los tejedores, Museo de Teotitlán del Valle, 10amJueves 03 Comida Ayuuk, Grupo Lula’a, 2pm-5pm Degustación chocolate y comercio justo, ICO 6pmViernes 04 Concurso de Señalización, Mercado Pochimilco, 10amSabado 05 Pasaporte Mezcalero, Mercado Pochimilco, 1pmMartes 08 Concurso de Señalización, Mercado La Estación, 10am Degustación de Queso, Bugambilias, 6pmMiercoles, 09 Green Drinks, Comala, 5pm
  2. 2. planeta.com Oaxaca Gratis
  3. 3. planeta.com Oaxaca Free
  4. 4. planeta.com Oaxaca Frei
  5. 5. How to participate / Como participar Join us at specific events Purchase local folk artPurchase local postcards (and send them to friends) Purchase locally produced food and meals Reduce, reuse, recycle Walk as much as you can, use public transport
  6. 6. How to participate / Como participarLearn to say ‘thank you’ in an indigenous language Discover which chocolate drink you enjoy most Eat a piece of locally made candy Listen to the bird songs Find the oldest trees Buy tamales or plants as a gift for a local friend
  7. 7. How to participate / Como participar Take photographs in a responsible manner Add a star to event graphics/photos on FlickrUse Gowalla to let others find the places you enjoy Join the Facebook Group Take a picture of yourself with the Foamboard
  8. 8. Find the Foamboard!
  9. 9. The Law of Two Feet La Ley de Dos PiesIf people find themselvesin situations where they areneither learning nor contributing,they are responsible for movingto another place -- using theirtwo feet to find a place wheretheir participation is more meaningful.
  10. 10. La Ley de Dos PiesThe Law of Two Feet Si las personas se encuentran en situaciones donde no están ni aprendiendo ni contribuyendo con nada, ellos son responsables de moverse hacia otro sitio - usando sus dos pies para encontrar un lugar donde su participación sea mas significativa.
  11. 11. Sharing Space in Sacred Places Compartiendo Espacios en un Lugares Sagrados Oaxaca de Juárez Santa María del Tule Teotitlán del Valle Monte Albán
  12. 12. domingo, 30 enero, 830am-10amOaxaca de Juárez, Parque LlanoChecklistCamara digital (digital camera)Agua potable (drinking water)Zapatos comodos (comfy shoes)Cuenta de Flickr (Flickr account) o a x a c a .w i k i s p a c e s . c o m
  13. 13. que rica botanaıcacahuates y chiles @ comalaı
  14. 14. Indigenous Food Route = Ruta de Comida Indigena Caldo de Piedra (Cultura Chinanteca)
  15. 15. Saturday Slow WalkFlores, Mercados y Mezcal Punto de EncuentroMercado Pochimilco, 1pm
  16. 16. w w w. f l i c k r. c o m /g r o u p s /s i m a s b i c i c l e t a s
  17. 17. Monthly Momentw w w.f l i c k r. c o m /g r o u p s /m o n t h l y m o m e n t Photo @ NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  18. 18. Tù nián kuàilè!Happy New Year of the Rabbit!Conejos musicales de la Tienda Ayuuk Bunny musicians at the Ayuuk StoreSanta María del Tule, Oaxaca, México Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, México
  19. 19. eres lo que comes
  20. 20. The Taste of Chocolate and Fair TradeEl Sabor de Chocolate y Comercio JustoInstituto Cultural Oaxaca, Avenida Juárez #909Thursday / Jueves, Feb 3, 6pm
  21. 21. Walk with the Weavers in Teotitlán del Valle. Join us Feb 2 @ the community museum, 10am-ish and hang outwith local weavers. Later on we’ll meet up for a special lunch at 3pm. 100% of purchases go directly to locals.planeta.com
  22. 22. oaxaca.wikispaces.com/access
  23. 23. Woven iphone by Veronica Lazo Mendoza
  24. 24. thank gracias you

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