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Ron Mader

Ron Mader

Ron Mader is a recognized American leader and communication and collaboration catalyst. Since 1998 Ron's professional work has focused on the broad movement toward sustainable and responsible practices.

He founded Planeta.com, the award-winning website, in 1994 as the Web's first website focusing on ecotourism and responsible travel and conscious travel.

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Travel in Teotitlan del Valle, Mexico: The Place of Gods

Latin America Correspondent and the Responsible Travel Contributing Editor. Mexico's Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful wool rugs ( laadi in Zapotec). Most travelers wish they could spend more time to visit the weavers in this town in Oaxaca's Central Valley.
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Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico

Latin America Correspondent and the Responsible Travel Contributing Editor. Day of the Dead ( Dia de los Muertos ) is an annual celebration that manifests a rich blend of Catholic and indigenous traditions. Spirits of the beloved dead return to their homes and visit for a short time with their families and friends.
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The Markets of Oaxaca, Mexico

Latin America Correspondent and the Responsible Travel Contributing Editor. Oaxaca City has some of the most popular markets in the country. While buying and selling is the principal activity at the markets, it also provides an opportunity for people to socialize. Locals gossip when they meet at the markets and visitors get a chance to get a peak of the “real” Mexico.

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Ron Mader

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