Parador San Miguel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Wa ha ka is how you pronounce Oaxaca! So I realise my last blog was way too long...mind you I was packing in 5 days...anyway I´ll try and keep this one a little shorter...I said I`ll TRY so no 100% promise. I travelled from Mexico City on a VIP coach and it was rather VIP especially in comparison with other "VIP" buses I´ve been on. Carpet floor, …
... to the hostel but rather went on a scenic detour instead. Thankfully Hostel Don Nino welcomed us despite our crumpled and worn down appearance. Fast forward through a long nap and Alyssa's 3 trips into the men's bathroom before realizing it was not the women's bathroom (also where Alyssa learned the difference between Senor and Senorita) we were ready to go explore the city. We checked out the local Zocalo and ...
... the way that hundreds of years ago had been trained to be a fence, or to be used as a drying rack for corn. But the lichen, bromeliads, and air plants as well as hanging cactus were what blew us away!
Check out the pictures becasue it was amazing, and we made it back to the Zocalo just in time to see the Broncos beat San Diego to boot. It was a great weekend and really help us to see the diversity of landscape that the state of Oaxaca has to offer, truly amazing! ...
... The site is located on a low mountainous range rising above the plain in the central section of the Valley of Oaxaca ...
... of chinchulines -- the intestines that are a standard part of many barbecues in Central and South America and that we norteņos find so unappealing. Each stand has an adjacent barbecue grill with a raging charcoal fire. Beyond these are lines of tables with small metal benches packed very closely together.
The place is (surprise!) very smoky. Each comedor has two butchers -- usually men -- perched behind the high stands, and two ...