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Our adventure in Mesoamerica begins in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. We arrived following a full day of travel and a close call with our connecting flight that had us running for the gate in Houston. After clearing customs with Louise, our friend and travel partner who brought four suitcases to …
... where I ate every night! The upstairs bed was so hard, that I couldn't sleep on it. Fortunately, on the first floor was a day bed that was a little softer. It's good that I don't mind most bugs because there were lots of, various sized, ants and other creepy crawlies! I had to kill a few, which I really don't like doing! Oh, well, I won't be spending a lot of time here and 6 days will go by quickly!! And they did! And, I lived through it; am I stronger because of it? ...
... destroyed it! Monte Alban is probably the oldest native ruin in the area. The indigenous groups who originally built it and the other groups who took it over and added to it live on the the locals. You see the faces of Olmecs, Zapotecs and Mixtecs in the local population. Sometimes it’s so striking I have to stop myself from staring - these amazing faces that you see on the carvings or statues come alive when you least expect it.
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... the gilded altars and 3D reliefs. This church has been the domain of the Dominican monks who have made it their interest to help the local indigenous people who have not fared particularly well with colonisation. It was interesting just to wander the cobbled streets admiring the architecture with no real need to be at any specific place. We wandered further south from Mercardo Benito Juarez to visit the Mercardo de Artesanias. This is a market ...
... s probably wrong to blame getting my phone stolen as an excuse, but generally that’s the way I learnt best – id need a word in a situation and I was able to look it up there and then, use it and then remember it the next time. Since having it taken away, I generally always forgot to take my dictionary with me, but then again my dictionary includes just about the same amount of words as David Beckham’s entre vocabulary and most of the time is just a complete waste ...