Month: November 2018

Oaxaca-5 Alebrijes

The Oaxaca region is also known for Alebrijes, fantastical hand carved animals painted in a whimsical fashion. The word alebrijes is pronounced all-lay-bree-hays. We had seen Alebrijes before in Puerto Vallarta, but we knew that Oaxaca was the epicenter for this art. The history of Alebrijes is pretty amazing. In the 1930s Mexican artist Pedro Linares was …

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