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... for each item on the menu. I wonder if I will actually be able to recreate any of this?!!
This was definitely a hands-on class. With help, we prepared each course of the 5 course, fabulous meal! I don't love mole, but the mole verde, that we made, was really delicious. It's my new favorite mole! I'm definitely going to try to recreate these recipes when I get back to a real kitchen! After we finished our preparations, it was time for the mezcal tasting. It ...
This is a different sort of trip than we usually take. Not a tour, moving from day to day, but a whole month in one spot. I had been thinking for a while about spending time in one place, really getting to know it. And leaving Chicago for a month in winter seemed positively brilliant. So when Phyllis casually mentioned, "Oh yes, Oaxaca, you would like it", I hopped on AirBnB and found Villa Los Nogales, run by Theresa. We originally planned ...
... food of Oaxaca - grasshoppers. I don't know if I am game enough to try it...
After lunch we return to the hostel for an afternoon siesta and tried to plan our next couple of days. We venture out in the afternoon for some specialty chocolate oaxaqueño - hot chocolate and meet two nice old american ladies. We are seated on the roof terrace and have great views of the mountains and city, then the rains decide to come and spoil the fun. The drizzle turned into ...
... transportation. To be honest, many travelers should be able to bypass the entrance counter and not pay to get in the ruins, but I did pay. The ticket counter is near the entrance at the museum, but the ruins are on the other direction of the museum, so it would be easy to not pay if someone was like that. The museum contains many artifacts that were discovered from the early settlers of this site. They have these museums at ...
When we arrived in Mexico City (DF), we expected to spend the night at an airport hotel. For although there was a flight leaving for Oaxaca about 90 minutes after our arrival in DF, that was far short of the minimum of 3 hours that airlines require for a change from International to Domestic in DF. (We had to pick up our luggage, go through immigration and customs, clear Rosie through SENASICA, the Mexican animal ...
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 213-A, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $73
Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca | 4 star hotelfrom $168