Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... the ball around with and we got to see where they were drying the corn they had harvested and were to live off of for the next year. It was great to really see farmers who are self sustaining and for the kids to see truly how well we live. They did not go without but it was only because they worked their asses off.
After waking up to a warm cup of hot choclate to dip our sweet bread in, a new habit that our kids have readily adopted here in Oaxaca we ...
... still getting this frantic flickering of lights every time we flush the toilet or turn the faucet on, but at least we had water. We can live with this, we decided, but then on Wednesday morning when I was taking a shower and washing my hair, just when I was fully soaped up, ALL water stopped. This was definitely a low point. I took care of the situation by drying the soapy water off, putting a towel around my head, and ...
... painted wooden figures) are made. We strolled around the artists workshops and picked up one or two items. The work that goes into these figures is unbelievable; they are all handmade from local wood and painstakingly painted. Some of the pieces are so intricate they can take a few months to complete. Most of the figures are animals although there can be other creations as well. Unfortunately our camera ran out of juice at the start of this day so we have no pics of ...
... on as Mexicans celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve more so than Christmas day. Again there was a great buzz in the square, we got in the festive spirit by purchasing Santa hats and gets our picture taken with a Mexican Santa! We bumped into a couple from London that we did the cooking class with so we had some Christmas Eve beers with them. Overall a really nice Christmas Eve. Tuesday 25th Dec, Christmas Day We headed to mass at 11am, everything in Spanish ...
... entry from Stillwater, Minnesota, I briefly described our multiple visits with the Mexican Consulate in St. Paul. I wrote about the hoops we jumped through so that we would have appropriate travel documents. When we left the Mexican Consulate, we were told that in order to make everything official, we needed to simply visit the immigration office in Oaxaca within 30 days after our arrival.
So, we showed up with all of our documentation expecting, it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet