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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... shirts, although mine was a bit too big. We then went to the pool for about 2-3 hours. (While mum went shopping dad and sat round the pool drinking cervezas). We went then went to this restaurant called: Restaurante de Catedral. Drew's comments - last night I was on the plane to Oaxaca. It was a very bumpy ride landing because I was clinging to the seat. When we landed I was happy to be at the airport. Then we went in the taxi it had 11 seats and I sat ...
... and we were sitting in the bus all day we went out for dinner and a few drinks in a rock bar, but thanks to first food poisoning experiences we didn't last very long (already in the first country, first city... not very promising so far).
Oaxaca is renowned for its chocolate which is locally made and tastes really great. Another Oaxaca speciality is "Mole", basically a thick sauce that comes in ...
... thinking we would take a break of the tacos and enjoyed the Mexican live music being played on the streets. 23rd May, Friday We were pretty unorganized for today but decided we were keen on seeing Hierve Agua although. It was a fair way out of town so we caught a taxi to Mitla, then two pick up trucks up the mountains, a bump ride but we loved it crusing in the back of the ute. ...
... opposite street corner to escape the smell and not gag. But he comes jogging over with his bag of grasshoppers and wants to stop and get some more beers on the way home so he can sample them together. I want to puke all over again. We stock up on veggies at the local supermarket and seeing as there's no one else currently staying at our hostel, we cook them up and watch TV. Feels like we've got the whole place to ourselves which is great. Tomorrow we're heading to ...
... in front of Fernanda you'll see the white queso de Oaxaca (similar to ricotta or cottage cheese) that goes into the cheese-stuffed version of chiles rellenos. The cheese was pressed nearly dry before it was stuffed into the chiles.
Although three different kinds of chiles were used in this dish, each type ...
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