Hotel La Casona De Tita
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... corruption issues. This story certainly didn't reassure I would be safe if anything was to ever happen to me, but watching them parade on the streets and people clapping for them as if they did good? I'm sure they do every now and again, but assaulting a Mexican citizen? Imagine what would happen to me. When I was in Mexico City, the federal police had their own hangar, with FOUR private jets. We all know that no police force ever needs four jets. ...
After a rather delayed outbound flight which included some quality time at Houston Airport we arrived at Mexico City in the early hours of the morning. We managed to get to the hostel without getting hijacked only to find out beds already filled! Thankfully they had two spare beds in another dorm so we bagged a free upgrade! We had a few days in Mexico City and loved every second of it (well except the 600 seconds spent ...
... a birthday ceremony.
We bought a piņata at a local market and filled it with treats – balloons, stickers, nuts and not-loaded-with-sugar snacks. We even added a special touch from the United States, thanks to Micah and Zola’s grandma, Leone (Mamu) and their grandpa, Gary. Back in the Twin Cities, Leone bought Honey Bunnies and some small figurines of animals native to the northern U.S. (Minnesota and Montana, to be ...
... family and friends who have died. But, not in a saying-grace-before-the-meal kind of way. The remembrance requires a more concerted effort. Mexicans build altars in their homes and businesses and public spaces. They line them with marigolds and photos of the deceased and sand sculptures and food and candles. They set a place at the table for the spirits and share a meal with them. They may spend an entire day sitting at the headstone of ...
... cooking rotation. As well, I expect to expand my Mexican cooking repertoire a lot in the months ahead. Suffice it to say, there’s a lot to be said for a diversity of tastes to keep one’s palate excited. I hear Leah in my head reflecting on what a privilege a diverse palate is…The majority of Oaxacans rarely experience food beyond beans and tortillas.
Post-wedding and pre-flight home, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility