Hotel Parador Santo Domingo de Guzman
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Multilingual staff
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... Unlike all the other schools I looked at, they didn't charge any registration fee and the owner picked everyone up in the morning to take to the school. Classes had a maximum of three students but on four days, it was just me and my maestro Estaban. I think he was glad to see the back of me as I've come to the conclusion that as I've gotten older, my brain has got slower! I can almost get by with the basics of life ...
... finally rolled into the balmy night at the Oaxacan bus station around 9.15pm. I got a taxi to the hotel I'd booked for four nights and as soon as I got out and started walking towards the place my heart just sank like a stone. I'd booked this place as it described itself as being located near the Zócolo in an old colonial building around a peaceful courtyard. Well it was all those things IF you discounted the fact that there was a live salsa ...
... in Mexico due to the state's rugged and isolating terrain as well as the fact that the conquistadors did not force the local population as much into the dangers of mining, but rather allowed them to continue to harvest the local cochineal insect which was much valued for it's highly sought-after red pigment, used in textile dying and painting during that era. Most indigenous people still live in the ...
... batter stay together better.
I had to force myself out of bed today. Once I succeeded, I sat on the terrace for a couple of hours practicing my Spanish (it's getting good), before deciding to actually leave the hostel. I came to the conclusion that I had not brought enough things to do while at the hostel. I had my iPhone, my journal, a book by the Dalai Lama, but something was missing. I googled where I might be able to find a music store in Oaxaca, and marked it on my map. When I ...