Parador Del Dominico
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... place en route. The grinder was an amazing piece of kit and used a couple of big, fast-spinning stones to turn the corn into a squishy dough in literally two seconds. We were very impressed. The market was really cool and Oscar showed us a lot of local produce, including fruits unique to mexico and lots of different chiles. There are only five types of Chile native to oaxaca, but there are hundreds native to mexico a whole. After we bought the various bits we ...
... is a sunken field in the shape of an “I”. The walls of this pit appear to be steps or bleachers when looking at the ruins today, but at the time of the game these were likely plastered into a smooth sloped surface. The game was played with a ball of solid rubber that could weigh almost 10 pounds. There are many variations of the game in the archaeological record so it’s hard to know the rules of play, but typically the ball could only be touched by hips, ...
... always won. Losers were beheaded by ceremony to rise up to the after life and therefor the game represents the reproduction of the myth of creation.
After our visit we head on to Teotitlan del Valle for lunch at a local home. This is an incredible experience and we are privileged to be welcomed into this family home by ancient ritual. Our guide speaks in Zapoteco to the the elder of the home, her son by her side. There is a ritual of handing them a candle which ...
... and we were sitting in the bus all day we went out for dinner and a few drinks in a rock bar, but thanks to first food poisoning experiences we didn't last very long (already in the first country, first city... not very promising so far). Oaxaca is renowned for its chocolate which is locally made and tastes really great. Another Oaxaca speciality is "Mole", basically a thick sauce that comes in different ...
... to the markets for breakfast. The food market was out of this world. There would have been over 50 stalls all run by family's. In this situation the mother is boss of the family. Justin has not been able to stop talking about food! Others in the hostel have just been at him about how he can't stop eating and talking about the food (yes he is becoming a fatty!). Oaxaca is known for their food, chocolate, hot chocolate and did we mention food?! Besides the breakfast we ate in ...