Posada Don Mario
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
In Oaxaca City we stayed in an outstanding hotel (Posada Don Matias) near what I'm going to call the "Market District" of town. There are two fairly large buildings full of booths with food, knick knacks, meat, produce, flowers, etc, and during the day it's difficult to walk around the crowded streets and isles. We were also close to the Zocalo (a …
... It was a fantastic first full day in Oaxaca. It's good to know I've got excellent neighbours to socialize with. :) Michael and I have planned to make a trip to Monte Alban tomorrow, and then I am going to meet up with some friends I have in town (Pamela & Tania), who are taking me to a Mexican house party ;). BY THE WAY, today was overcast and I STILL managed to get a pretty bad sunburn :( (ginger life) Buenos Noches mi ...
... has the largest suitcase for the short junket to Playa del Carmen.
On the animal front, some dogs have been seen but no cats whatsoever. The crops have switched to the likes of cabbages and other low to the ground staples. Horses were being used to plow the fields. The Translator was chuckling at various turns of phrases in the 'chic flic'.
Some sheep were spotted as the soil started to look harsher. Off the highway at 1135 for a short ...
... file cabinet to go to for vocabulary. And, slowly.
Cooking class – Last month, I joined some of my language school mates and took a cooking class. The day’s menu was mole negro, mole verde, “Azteca” soup, and freshly made tortillas. The class was made up of three Americans, two Dutch, and one Brazilian. After a brief introduction, we were all assigned jobs – grinding spices, crushing ...
... this can appear to be annoying, I find it to be a really unique cultural aspect. Fortunately for me, I grew up in a very loud home, so I pride myself on being able to sleep through (almost) anything. As long as I’m well rested, I can survive the day. Who knows? In the near future, I might find myself as accustomed to the loud clatter as the Oaxacan natives do. For now, I’m trying to take everything in, particularly these unique ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed