Posada Del Parque
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... enticed to come back for more later.
2:00 pm we ventured back on the streets of Mayhem and Fiesta and entered into the long line waiting to tour the exhibits. I will let our pictures speak for themselves. The kids, Donny and I were awestruck with the detail and skill in each exhibit ! Tonight should bring more festivities with fire works and music....
... the temperatures are in the thirties so we couldnt complain.
We were welcomed into the town with incredible hospitality. The owner of the hotel we stayed at had took us under his wing, he drove us around town when we needed, showed us all the local beach spots to go and took us to the local pub to watch a soccer match. He even lent us his esky and let us use his washing machine! He was a really nice guy who made our ...
... arriving in
Mexico City on the morning of 12 December and it was virtually impossible to
move due to the numbers of these convoys, such as I had seen, that were
converging from all over the country as the culmination of their pilgrimage.
Eventually we reached San Cristobel
and I enjoyed a pleasant day wandering around the pretty town, poking through
the handicraft market, and again witnessing a massive parade. I even found a
... running away from good luck spiders four weeks ago). After a puff of raid, I took a photo of the now-deceased spider and her egg sac for our archives.
We hope to spend our weekends exploring Oaxaca. This past weekend, we visited a neat reading room for kids, funded by a wealthy patron from Oaxaca. The red beanbag pillows were a big hit with Micah and Zola. Leah read them a story in Spanish. The photos are below.
Micah and Zola are ...
I was fortunate enough to be paired with two freshmen, Adriana and Joshua, who happen to be boyfriend/girlfriend. They are both pursuing a degree in languages – in which the first year, you learn Spanish grammar and English. The second year of the program, you need to add a third language: French, German or a third one which I forgot (most of them choose French or German).
The first day, neither of my new amigos wanted to ...