Casa de Siete Balcones
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... On two occasions the plane seemed to drift to the left, like a car with a pull to one side, directly toward the quickly approaching mountain peak. I'm probably being dramatic here but I know that I paid so much attention to all of the controls, dials, switches, etc. that I convinced myself that I could at least fly the plane and not crash it. I didn't want to think about landing and instead imagined ...
... I knew existed. Each mole (sauce) needs a particular set of chilis, and your grandmother will know and surely disapprove if you try to substitute one for another. Snacks are also abundant. Hand made ice cream, peanuts spiced with salt, garlic and chili pepper, and a regional speciality, chapulines -- roasted grasshoppers mixed with salt and garlic. We tried some. I wouldn't go out of my way for them if you asked me. The mercado is a ...
... but in reality it is much more. It usually happens when people get together for a party or a celebration. IT is time spent with friends and family sharing, food, stories, time together and enjoying it all. I love that they have a word for that, I love to think about the things that I know in my life that deserve a word. We know how to convivir and love to do so but now I have a word for it.
There is also a closeness that the people have here that ...
... evening to belt out their favorite ballads. Another afternoon while we were aimlessly strolling along a street, a local approached us and asked if we would like to see a nearby gourmet food market. His English was very good and as we could see many people in the area we reluctantly followed him, but not sure what to expect. He walked us through many aisles explaining the produce and what it was used for, what to look for ...
... interesting, and has a painting valued at $5,000,000!! There were also pieces of stone on the church that had Zapotec idols on it, showing signs of the older culture. Also, all throughout the church, were hidden idols of their people. They agreed to become Christians when the Spaniards came, but were really worshipping their own hidden gods within the church. After the church, we couldn't return to the city because the streets ...