Posada de Chencho
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... on another huge hike. Luckily it was all down hill from here for the most part. The forest and its plants, integrated agriculture, and amazing vistas were just what the doctor order after weeks of concrete, sirens, fireworks, barking dogs and pollution. The kids whined a bit about our nearly 9-10 mile hikes each day but with a bit of name that tune, and twenty questions we arrived in Latuvi a bigger town perched overlooking the valleys below. This time we had ...
... the drawings that are placed on walls by volunteer artists and the tapestries that are hung for public display. They're almost always colorful and eye-catching, at the very least.
Well, Elly thinks that our Water Saga may amuse you, so I'll leave it to her to tell the tale. Then on to the photo essay.
The Water Saga
For those of you who are not interested in the intricate details of living in ...
... longingly at them for the 6 hour journey. Upon arrival at the bus station in Oaxaca (Wahaca) what was blaring out of the speakers only "Left a Good Job in the City". We concluded that this was an omen and promptly dropped our rucksacks for a quick boogie. This lasted until we realised a guy from our hostel in Mexico City was staring at us through the window as if we were on day release from an institution. Onwards to our hostel!
We dumped our bags on our beds and ...
I knew that Mexico was a large
country but until now I had not appreciated the distances involved in
travelling through Mexico….and I only went south!! The flight from Mexico City
to Cancun was two hours so I guess that should have given me a clue about how
long it would take to travel back!!
So after I left the sugar white
beaches and turquoise ocean of the Mayan Riveria I decided to make my way
through Yucatan into Chiapas and ...
... quickly. They come home with new words every day. Zola was super excited to show me her corn seed growing in a small jar at school yesterday (see photo). Leah revels in life here daily. I have enjoyed getting to know the area on foot and just signed up for a 7K race to be held later this month.
One final note: Leah is out of the conceptualization and outlining stage and has begun writing her book! I read her first five pages yesterday. Full speed ...