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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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While here, I had hoped to take the Live Below the Line, 5 day challenge - eating on $1.50/ day. I think that if I was at home, I could have done it, but here, it was too hard to organize my meals. So, I made my donation, and resolved to eat less for the 5 days!
My first 2 days in Oaxaca City were pretty uneventful. I walked around the historic Centro and about died from the heat! And, I planned the rest of my days! Planning takes a lot of energy! ...
... area still continue the traditions of their ancestors - pottery is made on a wheel, but not like the foot controlled wheel we know, theirs are made of two plates and turned by hand. The textiles of this area are quite beautiful, and I have to constantly remind myself that I have really limited suitcase space (I’m back to one large case and trying to stay within my weight limit),
Overall, I’m not as enchanted with Oaxaca as I expected, I find the ...
... just arts and crafts busy local artesans. No smelly items in this one! On the way back to the hotel we stopped and bought some Chaupalines (deep fried grasshoppers). You can purchase them whole or shredded. We bought whole ones although I think the shredded ones were easier to eat and seemed to have more flavouring. Everyone tried them - not sure if they would become a permanent fixture on any of our menus though! Dinner tonight was on the top of one of ...
... annoying and heavy) backpack space.
It does make me feel slightly better when I see someone struggling much worse than myself. I have enough sense and words not to get taken for a mug, but on the other hand, I often find myself asking for things, which people are like yes, sure, but then don’t do anything like what you actually wanted! I’m pretty sure some of this is down to people just doing what they want and you have to fit into their plans because they’re ...
... many structures to explore around the Grand Plaza including numerous tombs, ceremonial altars, tunnels, pyramids ...