Parador Del Dominico
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We arrived in Oaxaca at 7am after a night bus that we had taken in the hope of reminding ourselves that we were still travelling. We were so relaxed we slept really heavily and arrived in quite a daze. This was soon changed as we walked through the lovely colonial, sunshine filled streets to our hostel. As it was a Tuesday, all of the sights were shut, apart from the textile museum, which was full of rugs hung in an artistic fashion. Luckily ...
... kids. We decided to hike a bit and come back afterwards.
So we started the long hike down to the base. And when I say down, I mean down. It only took us about twenty minutes, but each giant step was actually the height of two or three normal steps, and the whole way down, all I kept thinking was, we're going to have to get back up. The bottom of the falls offered a decent view, though I actually think the view was better from near the top. And the hike back ...
... sits basically with his/her ass on the changing gear stick (Romana was the lucky one :-) ). It's totally common and normal in Mexico. The police ignores this fact completely, even though you cannot fasten your belt in this position. The thing with the camioneta is, that the guy won't go unless there are at least 6 people who want to go up. So on the way back from the 7 people who went up with us, only we showed up and the driver simply refused to go down ...
In the most extreme cases, the sidewalks actually incorporate the entire street. The most famous example is the Alcalá, Oaxaca's pedestrian street. Although automobile traffic is allowed to the north of this spot (visible in the distance in this photo), it's foot traffic only for a total of ...
... day. I'm looking into where I'm going after Oaxaca, as my plans have sort of changed with hurricanes surrounding the state and coast. Sorry today wasn't as interesting as yesterday! Take Care, and Adios! Something has messed up my insides, and it really hurts. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow if I can't fix it with these remedies ...