Hotel Fortin Plaza
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
- Swimming pool
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... of the Mayan culture, history and traditions.
We learn that Oaxaca is a more traditional city than Puebla and there are 14 native nations, 15 languages and 34 dialects. Each nation has a distinct style of dress which is how they can be identified when in the city. Most of the native local people live 450 Kms away in the mountains - they are called the Triqui people and dress in local style of their region.
We start in the historic centre which is close ...
... tortillas. We made three different salsas flavored with cumin, gusanos, and avocado leaves. My favorite was the one seasoned with avocado leaves though I'm not sure where to find those in Wisconsin. Next we had the stuffed chiles, the squash soup, the mole sauce with chicken, and last but not least, the avocado ice cream. Unfortunately, the ice cream machine wasn't frozen enough and we ended up drinking it, which ...
... attended mostly American and Canadian couples with a few Europeans also. The tour requests 100 pesos per person which she donates to a local charity. As she's an artist who lives here full time, she also sells some of her own art work at her home at the end of the tour.
We hit it off with a nice couple from Vancouver Washington, named Paul and Jenny who asked us to join them for dinner at their favourite ...
... under broiler, place in a plastic bag or damp towel for 20 minutes, then skin.
- For chile pasilla Oaxaqueña, place 1 c. water, 2 T. sugar, ¼ t. salt and ½ t. cider vinegar in a pot and bring to a boil. Cut a vertical small slit on each chile, and add to the pot. Boil 2 minutes, set aside for 5 ...
Being Sunday, I started the day with Church. I attended 11:00 am mass at Santa Domingo. It was beautiful. There was something very special about it all. While going up for the Eucharist, I had to hold back my tears. For some reason, I was breaking down. Something about that mass was just very special, it's hard to explain, but it brought a lot of emotion into play. After mass I stayed for a bit to pray in silence. When I left, I felt great; I felt refreshed. Today ...