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... latte, heaven! I was then full for the day. I spent most of my time wandering the quaint streets, sitting in the plazas watching life go by, kids having band practice, locals trying to have a conversations with me and waiting 30 mins plus for the tourist shuttle to have enough passengers to warrant operating. All in Spanish so I can`t share much of the history however it was nice to be driven around a lot of what I had already walked and see the city from ...
... to do that anyway.
For example, transportation to nearby places, when you say you want to go stop off at a place along the road, but then they just drive straight past it and your sat at the back of the bus, drowned out by Mariachi trumpets like ermmm… you gonna stop then?!
Wanted to go and see what was apparently the biggest tree in the world, but the driver blasted past that and then was like nah we don’t stop here. Again, similar to all the ones in the US, ...
... ones we saw in Chamula, and the native garb of the Chamulans is certainly different. But the offerings are similar -- although we haven't seen any Coca Cola bottles here in Oaxaca.
El's additional comments: Well, the fact that we did not see the throngs in Oaxaca is very likely because we did not stay up late enough, and try to avoid crowds!! We hear that it is actually very difficult even to approach the cemeteries due to the crowds after dark. And tonight we ...
... From shot glasses to crosses. plates, vases, jewellery boxes, etc. It was clearly a major tourist trap, but I enjoyed it. Last and certainly least, was Cuilapam. Yes it was a neat church ruin to see, but we didn't even get to go into the museum. A church is only so interesting when it doesn't have a roof, or anything inside for that matter. After exploring what we could, we waited 30 minutes for one couple to get back to the van. How they managed to take that long I'm not ...
... Then we piled into the van and began the hour long windy journey to the Hieve de Agua site. The Hieve de Agua meaning boling water is a place up on a mountain where water come out of the mountain, it looks like its boiling but it's actually cold water, the water forms all these natural pools you can swim in and the water that runs off the mountain has so much fluoride in it that it creates something similar to stalagmites and stalagtites that from a distance ...