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... free, so Charlotte wasn't too angry. Daisy thought it was an absolute bargain and loved learning about the natural cochineal dying techniques.
Oaxaca is famous for its food, which everyone bangs on about. Whilst there, we had:
- Amazing tlayudas (another variation of tortillas with stuff on but huge pizza sized 1s covered in a mountain of salad and meat)
- Oaxaca cheese (we'd actually already had this but it felt well ...
I finally made it on a tour of Monte Alban, a ceremonial site of the Zapotec and Mixtec cultures near Oaxaca. It was one of the earliest cities of Mesoamerica and was founded around 500 BC. Monte Alban, which means white mountain, is quite an impressive site. Our guide explained that it took them over 50 years to flatten the mountain top by removing the land and hauling it down the mountain. However, more impressive than that, people carried giant rocks up from the valley to ...
... sits basically with his/her ass on the changing gear stick (Romana was the lucky one :-) ). It's totally common and normal in Mexico. The police ignores this fact completely, even though you cannot fasten your belt in this position. The thing with the camioneta is, that the guy won't go unless there are at least 6 people who want to go up. So on the way back from the 7 people who went up with us, only we showed up and the driver simply refused to go down ...
... and that the woman sitting in the sidewalk has picked the part where it starts to get narrow to sit in, thereby managing to block the entire thing.)
On the other hand, some sidewalks are very wide. This next one is unusually wide -- although we could never figure out why. As the photo suggests, it's ...
... It is safe to say that Mexico has brought me hundreds of tears, but these have been outweighed with the thousands of memories i have made, the people i have met, the things i have witnessed and experienced, and most of all the person it has made me. It has taught me not to give up and to give everything a try because it will all turn out good in the end.
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