• “Golpe, golpe, golpe!” shout men weaving through the aisles of Oaxaca’s lively markets with teetering carts of bread, vegetables, and electronics. While a translation would be something along the lines of “I’m gonna hit you!” it’s said with more good humor than menace—just another part of the exhilarating rush of the Mexican marketplace.

Photography by Marcela Taboada

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