Hotel Parador San Agustin
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... us, even though he earlier promised to do it. Luckily, we found some tour that was heading back directly to Oaxaca for the same price, so we decided to take this opportunity.
All in all, it was quite nice to visit this place, but I think it's not worth all the hassle with getting there unless you have your own car.
Oaxaca is a small nice town with not so many sights. The most important are the Cathedral and the Santo Domingo ...
... s property. But in Mexico, building regulations are, shall we say, more relaxed. Even if the front of the house is separated from the street by only a narrow sidewalk, if the front door is more than a step above sidewalk level, the homeowner may decide to put the steps leading to ground level right in the middle of ...
... of mayonnaise. The menu said cream cheese...but it wasn't. I almost threw up towards the end, but I was determined to finish it all, as I was very hungry. I had an awesome passionfruit smoothie with my breakfast :). I returned to the hotel and began teaching myself Stairway to Heaven! It's going very well. I vegetated for the rest of the day, and only left for dinner. As I was leaving, the receptionist stopped me. His fast Spanish was hard to understand, and ...
... we did have a short break but with neither of us attending any school in over a decade we were out of practice with thinking for hours at a time, as bad as that sounds. But we both did really well and surprised ourselves with how much we learnt. We also did a bit of work on ordering food in a restaurant, which we've had trouble with in the past. All in all it was a great experience and I expressed interest in getting another lesson before we leave ...
... the craziness from the safety of higher ground. It was a perfect spot to people watch. Clowns were performing, BMX riders were jumping over their friends, a group of break-dancers were entertaining their group, street vendors pushing their wares but, my favorite was the little girl holding on for dear life to the 1000's of balloons that were threatening to take her "UP" to Paradise Falls. Of course there was a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet