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... tackle the issue head on and replied "no, we're girlfriends." She must have taken this to mean we were girlfriends of other people so immediately responded with "but you're not married?". At this point we gave up.
Our new friendship was abruptly ended as we were handed over to another guide. A man! Understandably, we were bruised by our heartless desertion and were unimpressed by this new wannabe. He was young and fit and even ...
... threw our plate and it smashed near a pile of broken pottery.
Lots more coffee, crafts and chocolate
This morning, a few people went on a tour to Monte Alban, but most of us opted to stick around and check out the city. We slept late, lazed around, and eventually got up and got breakfast and some of the best coffee I've had so far on the trip. And then we set out to visit the markets.
The markets here are really something. The ones in Mexico City ...
Another early morning start at 8am for a very big day of sightseeing with the full group! Coffee at our hotel not strong enough so still bleary-eyed, we got on the bus and met our guide for the day, Benito. It was soooo cold, bad bad decision to wear my shorts! We drove for around half an hour to our first stop, Monte Alban ruins. Monte Alban (also known as the Sacred Hill) was built in around 500BC by ...
As beautiful as Oaxaca is, we ventured into the surrounding area for Mezcal, ancient ruins, calcified waterfalls and a giant tree. First we visited the widest tree in the world, called Tule, next to a colonial church. Then after blowing a tyre we made it to the top of Hierve el Agua (two calcified waterfalls) with a rock pool on top to enjoy the incredible views. Next we explored Mont Alban ...
... Posada created a famous print of a figure he called La Calavera Catrina ("The Elegant Skull") as a parody of a Mexican upper-class female. Posada's striking image of a costumed female with a skeleton face has become associated with the Day of the Dead, and Catrina figures often are a prominent part of modern Day of the Dead observances. Some people believe possessing Day of the Dead items can bring good luck. Many people get tattoos or have dolls of the dead to carry with them. They ...