Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... for the whole day. Small world situation again, they too know someone from Goodman.
We reach Llano Grande after 1.5 hours on the road. The first hour is ok but the second hour winds its way up the mountain. The road up to the Sierre Norte is subject to landslides or mudslides depending on how bad the rainy season is. We pass the remnants of a very bad mudslide back in 2010 where Eric described the flow of mud as lava flowing from a volcano.
The tour ...
... it appears that parents are able to spend more time with their children. This may be the result of an apparently lower rate of school attendance (the statistics regarding education of both the US or Mexico are suspect). Or it may be due to the higher unemployment and marginal employment rates here. Obviously neither joblessness nor lack of schooling is desirable, but Mexican families seem to have realized a beneficial side-effect from ...
Thought i would just update you all with my trip so far!
So it all started very shaky....arrived at LHR with my dad, after sitting in hours of traffic, to check in and got told that they didnt recognize my flight ticket so major PANIC!!! Thank god dad was there to keep my calm! Finally we had to say our goodbyes which involved lots of tears :(
On the flight i met a really lovely Mexican lady who gave me a ...
... few squirts of lemon and you're hooked. Did I mention the tortillas are homemade right on the spot?
Before we head off to Mitla (brief history and description to follow) we take a detour to Mr. Fausto's house. In Colonia de los Maestros, up on the side of the hill the Cruz family has a nice little hideaway with an incredible view of the city. Way out yonder you can ...
... AC, huge seats with 45 degree reclining capability, electrical outlets, and complimentary apple sodas and coffee. There were only 3 other passengers on the bus, perhaps explaining why they wouldn't take no for an answer... Needless to say, the 6 hour ride was quite comfortable!
Oaxaca has a pleasant energy as it is nestled among the foothills of the Sierra Madres. Between the picturesque colonial architecture on every street and ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services