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We then head to the Zocalo (main plaza) where there is another church (Cathedral of Oaxaca). We people watch for a little bit. Lots of balloons about (you can only see the sellers feet from the massive bunch of balloons they are holding), teens making out on the benches, protestors protesting about something in espaņol, people sitting and chatting in the shade.
We check out Benito Juarez markets where they sell the usual things you would find plus ...
... transportation. To be honest, many travelers should be able to bypass the entrance counter and not pay to get in the ruins, but I did pay. The ticket counter is near the entrance at the museum, but the ruins are on the other direction of the museum, so it would be easy to not pay if someone was like that. The museum contains many artifacts that were discovered from the early settlers of this site. They have these museums at ...
... ones we saw in Chamula, and the native garb of the Chamulans is certainly different. But the offerings are similar -- although we haven't seen any Coca Cola bottles here in Oaxaca.
El's additional comments: Well, the fact that we did not see the throngs in Oaxaca is very likely because we did not stay up late enough, and try to avoid crowds!! We hear that it is actually very difficult even to approach the cemeteries due to the crowds after dark. And tonight we ...
... artist to spread the culture of surrealism etc. and urban garden. It was all ver interesting.i found it amazing that old buildings were being incorporated into today's society instead of being destroyed or left dilapidated. For example the aqueduct built when the Spanish came to redirect water is now part of the tourist walk & people's door ways have become the arches of the aqua duct. On the way back home Joaquin told me the story of Benito Juarez, ...
... pretty interesting, but the weather had got very hot and it was making me feel worse. After the Mitla site we drove 10 mins and stopped at a restaurant for lunch. You could have a buffet for 130pesos or something off the menu, we were both pretty sick and knew that we wouldn't be able to take full advantage of the buffet so we opted for some pasta instead. It was pretty bad pasta, we both forced down as much as we could, surprisingly enough I did start to feel ...
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