Oaxaca Photo Safari

On September 27 - World Tourism Day - Planeta.com and Becari Spanish Language School host a free, public, multilingual photo safari and slow adventure in Llano Park. The urban safari is great way to link cultures and everyone's invited! There are opportunities to learn a bit about Mexico's history and cultural and environmental diversity. The conversation is mostly en español, but we also use English and include words and phrases in the local languages including Zapotec, Chinantec and Mixtec. The Oaxaca Photo Safari is a slow stroll in Llano Park with the objective of learning the names of indigenous and exotic trees in the park and tips on using social media, including geolocation services Foursquare and Gowalla and the popular Facebook and Flickr sites. We will also socialize face-to-face in a friendly lo-tech manner with games and quizzes. Bring your camera or smartphone, drinking water and comfy shoes! Foodie Tip: If you bring your appetite, there are recommended comals in the park for tasty memelas and empanadas de amarillo! Meeting Points: 1030am: Becari QR, Calle Quintana Roo #209 11am: Benito Juarez Monument (Llano Park) During or after the walk please upload your favorite photos to the following Flickr Groups World Tourism Day: http://www.flickr.com/groups/worldtourismday Arboles de Oaxaca: http://www.flickr.com/groups/arbolesdeoaxaca City Parks: http://www.flickr.com/groups/cityparks Free Poster http://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/6162589345 Tree Checklist http://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/5772925586 Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/photosafari http://oaxaca.wikispaces.com/becari http://oaxaca.wikispaces.com/llanopark Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/responsible-travel-photography


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