Hotel Casa Vertiz
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... aims to show the flora of all of the regions within Mexico however managing the climate required for each region is proving to be a challenge. Did you know that the frangipani tree is native to Mexico and is known as la flor de mayo (mayflower). And that English and Americans tourists (excl those from Hawaii one would think) have never seen a ...
... drink that looked vaguely obscene.
These falls ain't water
What is a petrified waterfall, you might ask? Hierve el Agua has the answer. It's a site where the rock formations just so happen to look like a waterfall, even though it's made out of hardened minerals instead of water. The "falls" were only discovered fairly recently, and have become a popular tourist spot both for the strangeness of a solid rock waterfall, and apparently also because ...
... a massive quesadilla stuffed with meat, cheese, avocado, peppers, beans, and plenty of great spices. Just as I was ready to hunt down this dinner, the city's pastels turned to watercolors, as the sky turned into charcoal. Fine...I got an umbrella. My palette was ready for some tlajudia, and a little rain wasn't gonna stop me.
The little rain turned into a full on thunderstorm, and I made myself comfortable in the restaurant until it ...
... but the dangers posed by a crumbling infrastructure. In particular, the sidewalks of Oaxaca can be a menace. The accompanying photos will illustrate this condition pretty well, I think.
The sidewalks are interesting in other ways, as well. Their shapes and sizes vary enormously. They can be broad (even ...
... power cables. The distance between the cables opened up and I just barely passed through, dodging an end to my dream (you always wake up when you die in a dream). I made it to the ledge of a building, and pulled myself up. I stood there for a minute, realizing I was struggling to fly. I looked in the distance and saw a huge open valley. I crouched down and pushed up fast, flying into the air. I was soaring above a big open freeway similar to Highway 66, but no desert. ...