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Oaxaca’s Bubbling Springs and Petrified Waterfalls: Hierve el Agua

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By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D.

In Peter Greenberg’s recently aired The Royal Tour, President Calderón selected diving in the cenotes of Yucatan instead of a refreshing swim at Hierve el Agua. Nevertheless, Oaxaca’s bubbling springs and petrified waterfalls are one of the most spectacular attractions in all Mexico, of course with all due respect to Mr. President. Hierve el Agua is one of the least visited stops (not only by heads of state) along the state of Oaxaca’s central valley routes. Yet for naturalists, photographers, hikers and those with interest in ecotourism, it holds much more allure than the traditional sights. Continue reading Oaxaca’s Bubbling Springs and Petrified Waterfalls: Hierve el Agua

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