Casa de Siete Balcones
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... Teotitlan with my friends, Bliss and Kay. I met a few other En Via loan recipients. They were very excited when they head that I had come with En Via. It's obvious that this organization has a huge impact on these small communities and these hard working women!
On my last day in Oaxaca, I took a tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Monte Alban. It turns out, this is a reconstructed Zapotec ruin. While the site was quite impressive, the tour was not! I bought ...
... to eat breakfast or lunch. Women prepare all sorts of meals in the fondas -- stalls. We all know about tamales, enchiladas and empanadas, but they are a whole other animal down here. Enchiladas are large tortillas, dipped in a mole or sauce, folded and placed on a plate. Empanadas are equally large. Women fill a large tortilla with cheese and mushrooms, chicken or other stuff and then fry on a comal, a large ceramic disc heated ...
... tortas or tacos. There is a real sense of community feeling here which is nice.
We grab another oaxaqueño chocolate from the same friendly cafe and our amigo lets us go up to the mirador and we get a bird's eye view of the city. The views of the mountains surrounding the city is nice.
I want pizza for dinner but we struggle to find a place that does cheap and cheerful pizza (and we don't want to dial Dominos). We end up at Tito's for some mexican food. ...
... were endless and I wasn't too impressed with them. There was a market there that was pretty good. It had lots of food, spices, clothes and what nots. The only thing I did not like about it was the meat section smelled a bit. The plaza was a pretty neat area that was a bit like a park. It had a cathedral at one end with a fountain in the middle and restaurants surrounded the plaza. It was good to have a meal here and watch life go by. ...
... to the house's 3 stories, that meant that there was no water in the house. No water for the sinks, showers, or toilets. And it was nearly 8 pm. Not a great way to start.
Nevertheless, a plumber was summoned, and he insisted the pump was fine, but that there was an electrical problem. An electrician was then summoned, and he insisted that the problem was with the pump. Apparently, a faulty on-off sensor had caused the pump to burn out. So ...