Casa de los Frailes
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... time there deciding what each room would be if it could be our house. The exhibition was really cool and had lots of interactive pieces.
We then found an awesome bar and had some cocktails. It was very contemporary and arty with a sort of industrial feel to it, very akin to All Saints stores. The cocktails were seriously strong too! We spent the rest of the evening wandering round the main square, absorbing the atmosphere (despite it being a Monday ...
... the violence and corruption and, of course, the illegal migrants. (For an interesting perspective on this, read Anthony Bourdain's article: http://anthonybourdain.tumblr.com/post/ 84641290831/under-the-volcano ) So I have fallen in love with Mexico. We plan to be back to Oaxaca next year and have already made plans for things to do, places to see. And we promise to work on our Spanish between now and then. You can hold us to that ...
... is also a grand salon which is used for events and every Friday night they have a cultural evening with folk dancing for guests and locals alike.
Just beware of the spirits and ghosts that are said to be wafting around.
The group is split tonight so half go Casa Oaxaca, a quaint hotel with a lovely but slightly echoing courtyard and the others go to hacienda Los Laureles.
A cheeful night cap at the bar with mescal is in order before we traipse off to ...
... Therefore everything is named after him. So looking for a bus to a town with his name you could end up in numerous locations throughout the state and beyond. Eventually we climbed on our bus where the Spanish was mixed with a bit of Zapotec. After a two hour trip climbing up into the mountains we were dropped at the side of the road where a sign point to our jumping off point, Benito Juarez.
After hiking the four kilometers through the forest we knew ...
... we needed to get out of the city.
Last weekend we rented a car because it cost about the same to go to all the places we wanted to go to and gave us freedom to see and do more. Driving in Mexico I can assure you is like no other driving you have ever done. The two things that made the rental car almost our car was the fact that they have speed bumps, Topes, all over the place, and I almost left the transmission behind on a couple ...