Hotel Casa Vertiz
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... for each item on the menu. I wonder if I will actually be able to recreate any of this?!!
This was definitely a hands-on class. With help, we prepared each course of the 5 course, fabulous meal! I don't love mole, but the mole verde, that we made, was really delicious. It's my new favorite mole! I'm definitely going to try to recreate these recipes when I get back to a real kitchen! After we finished our preparations, it was time for the mezcal tasting. It ...
... laser pointer, and he'd point out an elephant's trunk or a star and punctuate each one with "you see? you see?" to which he'd wait until we said "Si!" before continuing. Fairly amusing.
We stopped off for coffee before getting back on the bus. The local restaurant where we ordered it seemed confused at first, and then sold us coffee that took about a half hour to arrive. When it did come, it was stove-made coffee, really thick with the grounds poured ...
... food of Oaxaca - grasshoppers. I don't know if I am game enough to try it...
After lunch we return to the hostel for an afternoon siesta and tried to plan our next couple of days. We venture out in the afternoon for some specialty chocolate oaxaqueño - hot chocolate and meet two nice old american ladies. We are seated on the roof terrace and have great views of the mountains and city, then the rains decide to come and spoil the fun. The drizzle turned into ...
... but again I was kind of sat there with no language (other than Masha taking the **** out of me for being an Englishman) which just gets more frustrating than anything else. When I finish all the other things I want to do, I may get round to learning it properly one day… just as I finish touring every Central and South American country!
And that was pretty much it for Oaxaca. The next morning I planned on going to some villages in the mountains, but figured I’d seen ...
... 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 ...