Hotel Restaurant Don Cenobio
Travel Blogs from San Pablo Villa de Mitla
... started Saturday night when the prepared meat is placed underground, beneath the meat a corn dish with blood is strategically placed so that the juices from baby goat will marinade on top. Then the smoldering firewood envelopes everything in the hole and magic is made. Believe me, it works and it's delicious. The meat is tender and falls right off of the bone. Add a ...
We get an open-backed truck from the town of Mitla upto see stunning thermal water calcify into a "stone waterfall" known as Hierve el Agua with a couple of Brits and walk round the cliffs of flowing stone, have a close shave with a huge black snake that lashes out at the Mexican girls behind us, then relax in the thermal pools on the cliffedge overlooking mountainous landscape - its incredible! ...
... families were arriving.
My host mother was the first one to arrive, and she seems absolutely wonderful. She is warm and outgoing, and determined to make this a positive experience. Of course, before I could leave, I needed to check in again on my luggage. No success. I ended up calling the airline in the U.S. to see exactly what the situation was. Even they weren’t sure. Not exactly reassuring.
Fortunately, nothing ...
... and some made with squash, some cold., some hot.
We all sat a table and had a sampling of fruit and cactus "Ices", kind of like sorbets. They were amazing!
Now, we all are pretty FULL! Wait....Let's go have lunch! What? More food to eat!
All 20 some odd of us, squeezed into a tiny place and had an amazing lunch made for us.
We all waddled back to the buses, and headed to the Ranch. It was about a half hour journey from ...
We had heard about these frozen waterfalls and how lovely they are, so decided to go. They are calcium deposits, just like in caves. They drip and grow and make these waterfalls.
About 10 miles of dirt , rough , switchback road!! One way.
Beautiful scenery. Just so lovely.
Driving was about 5 miles an hour, so had plenty of time to enjoy the view.
Not sure we would ever go back. But it was worth going to see ...