Hacienda La Noria
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Our hotel is full of armed swat police, it is a bit unnerving. The teachers are on strike so we need protecting!!
On the bus and off to Monte Alban a Zapotec village from 500 bc. Stunned! The structures here had been preserved because they were covered in dirt. They were only discovered in the late 19th early 20th century.
the original …
... 2000 years ago. How on earth did they do that?
When we got back to Oaxaca we had a few hours to kill before we eventually caught our night bus to San Cristobal de las Casas. WeŽd already told Alex which hostel weŽd be staying at as he was planning on heading to San Cristobal a day later so we were sure weŽd be seeing him again. When it came, the bus ride had pillows, blankets, drinks, individual touch screens and was the smoothest night journey of the trip.
... that is the source of the liquor. The pinas are trimmed by machete and baked in a stone-lined pit, covered with fiber and dirt. Those of you familiar with kalua pig will recognize the process. Depending upon the size of the oven, as much as 12 tons of the pina is baked for 5 days. Once baked, the pina are crushed by hand with a large wooden pounder or with a horse-drawn round mill stone. Then the mash is combined with water and dumped into large wooden barrels to ferment for ...
... in a more soggy state than we would have liked (I am still trying to dry off). The next day we were off to the local market and to the Monte Alban ruins. At the market Alyssa felt the need to dine on some authentic cuisine so she ordered up some enchiladas and Tammy and I rounded out the order with a couple horchatas. As Alyssa was finishing up her last couple bites a cockroach decided to wonder onto the table infront of ...
... Fireworks every night in Oaxaca, and not the big colorful ones but just big loud bangs, more like a mortar going off.
Of course the fireworks make me think of New Years, which baiscally turned the Zocalo into a war zone. There were literally all sorts of fireworks being set off and zooming in all directions, loud bangs, which left us deaf. Of course there are so many duds it makes for an exciting time. The kids had fun with the kids ...