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Oaxaca Profundo Sessions

33 reviews
Oaxaca, Mexico
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About Oaxaca Profundo Sessions
Oaxaca Profundo Sessions is a regenerative travel organization that focuses on inviting guests into the deep history, the cultural flavours, and the spiritual ecology of Oaxacan food and drink. Our sessions focus on intercultural learning, community building, and the local grassroots of Oaxaca.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat to learn that some cacao preparations are mysteriously hidden in indigenous texts. These and other incredible facts will make you appreciate your cacao and corn foods much more than before!

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This experience came as a recommendation and it did not disappoint. The depth of knowledge, stories, and commitment of our guide were incredible, and gave us such a deep appreciation for the traditions shared with us. The food and chocolate along the way were excellent...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

January 2019 was our first trip to Oaxaca. We attended the “Food of the Gods” session with Chris who introduced us to the places, tastes, culture and myths of Oaxaca. We started with a cacao drink in a bustling local market where Chris briefed us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

This tour is a fascinating insight into the history, culture, and contemporary world of cacao and chocolate in Oaxaca. It goes well beyond what you might expect to learn, and focuses on the nuanced and traditional uses of cacao- including drinks, foods, and so much...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

This tour was fantastic. The history of chocolate and maiz were extremely well researched. Chris did a great job giving the history and culture of chocolate and maiz. But then he went way beyond that by telling stories that put us in the shoes of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

Chris give a deeply insightful, personal, and flavorful tour of cacao that ranges from the Popul Voh to modern Oaxaca city. I am pretty knowledgable about cacao and a frequent visitor to Oaxaca, but I still found that the tour provided new information, new tastes,...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

This tour is highly recommended to anyone who wants to learn about the origins of chocolate and the historical and cultural significance to the indigenous people of Oaxaca. Chris, our guide, was a mesmerizing storyteller who enthralled our group with his knowledge and respect for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

Great way to see the city! Very informative and lots of fun! Excellent guide! Highly recommend this tour!

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

The Chocolate and Maize Session is a wonderful introduction to the very old food culture of Oaxaca. We were amazed at how the session unfolded and open the doors through taste and story to this very special and specific culutre that is still alive in...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

On a walking tour you might expect to have a few delicious bites and learn some interesting trivia about the place you are wandering through and be charmed by the thoughtful guide. Fair enough. You do get that on this tour. But you wouldn't expect,...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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