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... on the night buses but I'm happy to report that we aren't part of that statistic yet.
7am rolls around and we arrive in Oaxaca to grey clouds - boo. We grab brekkie at subway and I get a decent cappuccino from the coffee shop at the bus station. We decide to catch a taxi from the bus station to our new home - Casa Angel and it is a short ride.
The hostel is nice enough to let us check in very early (8am) and we are thankful to be able to dump our bags and ...
... the only one that went for a dip, but even then I didn’t last very long! Only had enough time (although that was enough time) so do that and walk round for a bit, before heading back to Oaxaca and getting some more coffee and chocolate covered food! Pretty much the whole of November was beer and memory loss, December had started almost entirely with illness… and coffee!
Spent the latter part of that night with some of Masha’s family as her cousin had just turned ...
... cemetery in the Barrio de Jalatlaco). Photographs of these appear within this entry and below.
The celebrations, alas, also go on far into the night, and the revelry includes very loud and incredible awful brass bands, and lots of firecrackers (the kind that are nothing to look at but make an incredibly loud explosion). The celebration pictured below was right outside our house, and didn't stop until nearly 1 am. I threatened to go out into the street to express ...
Woke up late as I didn't get home until 3am. And am obviously feeling a bit seedy. Definitely annoyed about drinking last night. Lucy left this morning. So just Shannon & I left in our dorm. Dave had left early for Monte Alban. i had a banana for breakfast as i couldn't stomach anything else. So I was a little lost for what to do for the day as my drinking had caused my plans to go out the window and all though I was hungover I was determined to ...
... point, it's very slippery rock with water everywhere and all they do here is tell you to be careful, I saw so many people getting right to the edge for a good photo nearly slip, and if you slip you will slide right over the edge. I almost wanted to ask how many people have slipped off and died at the site because it would be very easy to do, there is nothing to catch you if you do. We had an hour at this site and Bobbie and I went for a bush walk over to ...
Other places to stay in Oaxaca
Av. Hidalgo no. 405,Centro, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $24
Independencia # 304, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $70
Ninos Heroes 115, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $90
Iturbide No 203-A, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $73
Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca | 4 star hotelfrom $168