Parador Del Dominico
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... br> Afterwards we visited a village community that produces the most beautiful painted wood carvings. In the workshop we saw everything from tiny animal figures to decorations and photoframes, huge life sized sculptures and even shoes all painted in this intricate way with tiny dots and patterns and bright, often even fluorescent colours. I bought loads of stuff!!
This was followed by an interesting buffet lunch. We were greeted by a shot of the ...
... walls and the ornate framed scenes on the facades especially on Santo Domingo and Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad.
Santo Domingo is the town showpiece. Its current version (third or fourth) has stood since 1666. The church was decorated using the principle of leaving no surface unadorned. Its soaring nave is festooned with gilded saints, cherubs, Biblical stories and symbols, much of which is covered in gold ...
... was closed up - Three knocks on a huge wooden door to gain access to our hotel. The hotel doors open directly onto the footpath but once inside the foyer opens up into a large courtyard. The hotel used to be a Convent. There are several levels with open balconies and the walls are very thick stone covered in plaster. The doors and windows have shutters to keep the rooms cool. Our hotel is very close to the Zocalo so not as much walking required ...
... to coffee shops and rinsed free wifi – actually being productive and getting on with my TEFL course though. After that, I splashed the cash a little bit and got some AMAZING Chicken in Chocolate Mole Sauce… See, despite all my moaning, it’s really not that hard to keep me happy – Less straw hats, more blow your head off coffee and food covered in chocolate.
Bobs yer Uncle.
Speaking of which, I’m also to be an Uncle fairly soon :) My ...
... many structures to explore around the Grand Plaza including numerous tombs, ceremonial altars, tunnels, pyramids ...