Hotel Posada del Centro
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Nice, clean and big rooms. Very nice and helpful staff. Was very pleasant stay.
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... paralysis because none of us bought very much. It was just about the experience of looking. Well, except chocolate: Oaxaca is famous for it, so of course I had to sample and purchase some. It's delicious here, dark, rich chocolate gently spiced with chili. Yum.
A few things I noticed about Oaxaca on Christmas Eve: One, there are police everywhere -- like, hundreds of them. Some directing traffic with loud whistles, others just standing around looking bored, getting ready ...
... a giant column that, when you wrap your arms around and measure the distance in the gap between your fingers you can calculate the remaining time you will be alive, hence the tomb of life. Next up or shall I say down, is the tomb of the dead. I was half expecting to find a bunch of bones scattered about and a dog in the corner with a key in his mouth. No such luck, ...
... likes it now!
As we booked our van to Mazunte to leave at 11.30pm we had the night to kill, we did, as we know how...we ate! And I went on a mission to find grasshoppers, surprisingly easy in Oaxaca which is famous for a few things - drinking chocolate, mescal (to me it tastes like tequila) and grasshoppers.
I am told the grasshoppers come in three sizes and that the size is related to flavor. I chose the first ones ...
... country flats - none of which were right for this race. I opted for my trail shoes.
In the morning, I downed a banana at 7am and drank some Gatorade. We arrived at the race at 8am and recognized a familiar energy about. Runners were beginning their pre-race warm-up routines, kids lined up for their short races (Micah and Zola wished they could run, but they were too young), and an announcer was getting everyone fired up over ...
... me sitting there, she went out and weighed my dry clothes, by which she determined the cost. Overall, it was relatively cheap - $11 for almost all of my clothing (jeans, towels, the works!). Looking at the price and the quality, I could tell that my American friends were happy with our new find. This place was a treasure.
I brought my clothes home tonight, and they smelled like heaven! Even now, as I sit in my room, the aroma of ...