• Moving away from the city center and towards the west end of town, you run into the huge, sprawling scene of Mercado Abastos. Reputed to be the largest open-air market in all of Mexico, it’s without question the biggest in Oaxaca, and where the local community, as well as people from neighboring towns, go to buy—well, pretty much anything and everything.

Photography by Marcela Taboada

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