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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... stems from its role as the pre-eminent Zapotec socio-political and economic center for close to a thousand years. It takes a few hours to explore the whole thing and the entrance fee is 57 MXN.
Food and drink
Oaxaca is not only home to mezcal, but also to some other great drinks and foods. It's famous for its hot chocolate which you can have either with water or with milk or mixed with a corn drink. If you're used to European good ...
... as these next examples show.
Finally, a brief look at the ubiquitous narrow sidewalks of Oaxaca. This is surely the most comical aspect of the Sidewalk Situation. Here's a typical example.
Why even bother putting in a sidewalk like this? You'd have to face sideways to walk on it. ...
... of mayonnaise. The menu said cream cheese...but it wasn't. I almost threw up towards the end, but I was determined to finish it all, as I was very hungry. I had an awesome passionfruit smoothie with my breakfast :). I returned to the hotel and began teaching myself Stairway to Heaven! It's going very well. I vegetated for the rest of the day, and only left for dinner. As I was leaving, the receptionist stopped me. His fast Spanish was hard to understand, and ...
... the area I had a feeling google maps had ****** us again, NEVER TRUST GOOGLE MAPS!!! They are ****. We ended up in a street Pino Juerez but not in the city, instead in the poor part of town. Once we walked the full street and we were 100% sure it was not the spot we walked back across the bridge and got a taxi, what we should have done in the first place. We made it to the right spot just on 1.15. Rogelio was there waiting in his nice 4WD ready to go, we ...
... up in the air and they were off. Honest to goodness dancing in the streets. Costumes were incredible, all dressed to match the their traditional garb. Along the parade route masses of people overcrowded the streets and made it uncomfortable to enjoy the show. I spent more time checking for my wallet then I did viewing the dancers. Anyways, I was impressed.
After saying good-bye at the hotel, I returned to ...
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- Free parking