Hotel La Provincia
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... Teotitlan with my friends, Bliss and Kay. I met a few other En Via loan recipients. They were very excited when they head that I had come with En Via. It's obvious that this organization has a huge impact on these small communities and these hard working women!
On my last day in Oaxaca, I took a tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Monte Alban. It turns out, this is a reconstructed Zapotec ruin. While the site was quite impressive, the tour was not! I bought ...
... Gao, Carolina and I set out on the path down to the falls. Right at the top, there are two swimming holes where you can go for a dip. The swimming holes are located such that, if you stand in the right spot, it actually looks like you're going to go right over the edge of the "falls". The original infinity swimming pools. I actually did bring my swimsuit and a swim looked tempting, but it being Christmas Day, the swimming area was extremely crowded with ...
... tortas or tacos. There is a real sense of community feeling here which is nice.
We grab another oaxaqueño chocolate from the same friendly cafe and our amigo lets us go up to the mirador and we get a bird's eye view of the city. The views of the mountains surrounding the city is nice.
I want pizza for dinner but we struggle to find a place that does cheap and cheerful pizza (and we don't want to dial Dominos). We end up at Tito's for some mexican food. ...
... on the temples now, but are walls that are still about 3 feet tall and in decent condition, however most temples are not open to the public. Outside of the temples, there were several other sites such as an arena for playing that sometimes settled disputes such as land battles, gardens that were used to grow food and medicines, altars for praying and meditation as well as residences for living. There were quite a few carvings ...
... that the fact that our departure time had been moved up by 25 minutes and we had forgotten to reschedule our limo, and we were in serious trouble.
But in spite of arriving at SeaTac only 40 minutes before flight time we were still able (just barely) to get onto our flight. Changing planes in Santa Ana was no problem, and Rosie was so happy to get out of her carrying case that she sat quietly and comfortably in Elly's lap as we waited for ...