LEARNING: Travel to Oaxaca with U Professor and Archaeologist Rick Paine

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Ring in the New Year | December 27, 2017-January 2, 2018


Travel with Rick Paine
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Utah and Archaeologist

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Rick Paine has been introducing University of Utah students to the wonders of Mesoamerican archaeology since 1995. He has led several learning abroad trips to Costa Rica, teaching tropical forest ecology and land use, as well as GoLearn's Maya/Guatemala adventure.

Rick is an experienced Maya scholar and has conducted fieldwork at several Maya sites, as well as excavations in Turkey, and the United States. Rick is currently a member of the Mirador Basin archaeological project. El Mirador is a colossal pre-Classic Maya site in the Peten rainforest of northern Guatemala; it is a key to understanding the rise of Maya civilization.


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Be prepared for historical, cultural, and culinary discoveries, as well as relaxing evenings and laid back strolls through town.

The average daily temperature in January in Oaxaca is 79 degrees Fahrenheit, with lows in the high 40’s. This is a perfect destination for those in cold climates looking for a little escape!

Tour Highlights Include:

  •  A guided tour of the ruins of Monte Albán, where Rick will explain the history and mythology of the Zapotec people
  • A day-long cooking class where you'll learn to make traditional Mexican specialties, then feast upon your creations
  • Visits to craft villages nearby, where you can find beautiful weavings and ceramic arts
  • Visits to rural palenques, where small batches of Mezcal, Mexico's most traditional liquor, are handcrafted by experts
  • Fireworks, food stalls, and general merriment in Teotitlan de Valle, where we'll ring in the New Year
  • Six nights' accommodation in the Xtilu Hotel in old Oaxaca
  • Five hand-picked culinary delights for lunch or dinner, as well as daily breakfast
  • Private bus for day trips, with local driver and English-speaking guide
  • Ample free time so you can find your own unique Oaxaca 

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