Hotel Casa Antigua
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... me a quiet apt. For the week, for the same price as the room, so I decided to take it. It's good that this place was cheap ($35/night)! I'll blame the condition on it being a very old house and I didn't see any women involved in the operation! I usually have pretty good luck with airbnb.com places, but this one was a challenge, even for me!!
The best thing about the accommodations was the location; an easy walk to everything and next door to a wonderful ...
... br style="line-height: 15.8599996566772px;">Arbol del Tule.
This tree has the largest base of any tree in the world. Legend has it that it is over 1400 years old. It is located 13 km from the city of Oaxaca on the road to Mitla.
... on the night buses but I'm happy to report that we aren't part of that statistic yet.
7am rolls around and we arrive in Oaxaca to grey clouds - boo. We grab brekkie at subway and I get a decent cappuccino from the coffee shop at the bus station. We decide to catch a taxi from the bus station to our new home - Casa Angel and it is a short ride.
The hostel is nice enough to let us check in very early (8am) and we are thankful to be able to dump our bags and ...
... sure if that tree was the biggest, widest, strongest, oldest or hairiest, but I never got to see it, so guess I’ll never know!
So anyway, back on point… after my superb chicken, which despite its awesome taste, felt guilty spending the fiver on, went and met up with Masha at her house. Caught up with stuff that had happened since we last met a couple of months back but generally just had a pretty chilled out and quiet night.
In the morning, once again I ...
... cemetery in the Barrio de Jalatlaco). Photographs of these appear within this entry and below.
The celebrations, alas, also go on far into the night, and the revelry includes very loud and incredible awful brass bands, and lots of firecrackers (the kind that are nothing to look at but make an incredibly loud explosion). The celebration pictured below was right outside our house, and didn't stop until nearly 1 am. I threatened to go out into the street to express ...