Casa Gigi Guest House

518 Las Rosas, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68050, Mexico | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

Thoughts on language, culture, kids and leaving

A travel blog entry by dlareau

8

... of our time here but it was really expensive and it was nice to have a space to get away from it all. In the end if the kids spent a year down here I bet they would basically be fluent. Not perfect but getting around and communicating better than my slow old mind trying to conjugate verbs. Their minds do not really need to conjugate they just hear, learn and go with it. Amazing.

Anyway if you made it this far, we send our love and hope to see you ...

Monte Albán

A travel blog entry by marconelli

5
17

... and explorers throughout the colonial and modern eras, serious archeological investigation did not begin until 1902, albeit on a small scale. In 1931, the first large-scale archeological study began, and it was during the next 18 years that the bulk of the excavation and restoration that can be seen today was completed.

Below are some photos from our visit to Monte Albán.
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Scattershot Blog el Segundo

A travel blog entry by srbruner

3
38

... my friend and fellow Papalotes parent, Mark, to ask if I had misunderstood something. No, 11:30 was right, he said. You’d think that after nine months in Oaxaca, we might have figured out when 11:30 meant 11:30 and when 11:30 meant 12 noon or later. Oh well.

When other parents arrived and the gate was opened, we walked down the gravel path to the new classroom, where Leah and Sarah each received homemade flowers from Zola. ...

A COLONIAL GEM

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... ways. Maybe it was the fine cities of northern Mexico like Queretaro and Guardalajara that were too fresh from last year's trip. Oaxaca should hopefully be better.

Some serious climbing followed, the local cactus reminiscent of church spires. What's with all the weak Aussie bladders [three of the group going to the loo twice in the course of a 4H trip]? The landscape was somewhat like the Copper Canyon, Alan, but not nearly so dramatic. Julia Roberts finally got ...

Daily Life

A travel blog entry by srbruner

4
9

... held their hands tight. Slowly, I’ve begun to understand how things work around here, and have become much more comfortable with traffic. Much of this understanding has come via my own experience driving in Oaxaca. I’ve reached the conclusion that it is next to impossible to not be paying attention when behind the wheel. While we have problems with texting and driving in the States, I can’t even imagine a Oaxacan ...

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