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... much of a clue what to expect or where to go.
Well we adored Oaxaca - probably my favourite place in Mexico!! I'm not even sure why, it's just so pretty, with small, interesting and colourful old buildings, wide cobbled streets, stunning old churches, lovely day trips and cute little trinket shops. There were also lots of lovely places to eat really good food - thank god we were out of the bare dry desert and could get some veg! We had a really ...
... to eat breakfast or lunch. Women prepare all sorts of meals in the fondas -- stalls. We all know about tamales, enchiladas and empanadas, but they are a whole other animal down here. Enchiladas are large tortillas, dipped in a mole or sauce, folded and placed on a plate. Empanadas are equally large. Women fill a large tortilla with cheese and mushrooms, chicken or other stuff and then fry on a comal, a large ceramic disc heated ...
... things right they will not, which does not mean they will not love it just be ready to fly on their own. IT makes me sad, scared and happy all at the same time, or sometime just in waves. But I will try my best to ride those waves as they come.
They have learned so much Spanish it amazes me. I was talking to Diego only in Spanish the other day as we were shopping in the market for some tortillas, cheese and mezcal. The more I talked to him the more ...
... doors of this city. Small doors inside big doors , old doors, ornate doors, simple and elegant doors all with mystery behind them. I especially love when there is an open door in which you get a glimpse of a world beyond. Some of the buildings that are being renovated or are condemned with locks on their doors have a crack so that you may look through into a world that once was or soon will be.
... teacher protests that are happening all over Mexico.
We had 4 days in Mexico City walking and riding the subway all over the city. We loved the Zocalo (city square area) where the Huge Cathedral is located. Built in 1573 it is 109 meters long and 65 meters tall. This city has so many beautiful old buildings and churches everywhere.
One night we visited Plaza Garilbaldi where the city's Mariachi bands ...