Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... the city squares, we sat down to watch some high school-aged guys playing soccer in their street clothes. Micah was transfixed. He occasionally leaned over and said, “Dad, did you see that move?” Zola, meanwhile, had attracted the attention of some students who I assume were studying photography. She loved the attention,
and went so far as to pose for the cameras. Micah, wanting to get in on some of the attention, joined her. ...
... more caffeine-dependent, and I’ll drink it just for the jolt of caffeine.
Fortunately, the rest of the food has made up for this. Of course, la comida is so much more than food – it is about family and friends coming together to share in discussions. At our house, with so many Americans and Mexicans running in and out, it can sometimes be a bit chaotic. For me, breakfast is usually eaten on the run, but lunch is a different ...
... you hail from.
Well, it’s not quite Glastonbury (have I already said that) but 'The Corona Music Fest’ in Oaxaca is the next best thing when you are not in England in June (not forgetting Glastonbury is not on this year). I wonder who we’ll see: Coldplay, Iron Maiden, even U2? Maybe we’ll see Black Sabbath on their reunion tour inviting death and destruction (well it is 2012) – exciting stuff, hey!
Now get this. To get a ...
... around us. So wonderous and BEAUTIFUL!
We decided to sit at an outdoor Cafe and have a drink and some food....this is the best best place ever to sit and watch the people go by. We all like to sit at an airport or train station and "watch" people....we have found the ultimate "People Watching" spot ever! We sat for hours....in silence, just watching.
We next decided to ...
... re dressed as
skeletons, but there were plenty more elaborate ones - predators etc, many of
them in a parade with some crazy/scary dancers and incredibly loud drums. The
night was great, and we really felt that the atmosphere was building.
The following day we had managed to secure accommodation in our 3rd different
lodgings in 3 days, but was much cheaper and right in the middle of town. Since
we had to travel again, we were late to meet everyone, but ...