Posada Don Mario
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... co-incidence?? And to add to the mystery of this site, we've all heard of the accuracy with which the Egyptians and Aztecs built their pyramids - huge stone blocks milled to mm perfect accuracy with only stone tools. Well, at Mitla, add in this - mm perfect external joints but behind them they splay out to be filled with clay so as to absorb the impact of earthquakes. In the whole of Mitla there ...
... 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 different ...
... side of the hill. The stream that was running through them had shade cloth over its entirety and little concrete bunkers had been built and this was where they were growing the verdolaga. As we hiked up to his house where we were going to stay we passed many other similar farms.
That night it truly was cold and we all snuggled up under blankets with our hats on after eat a humble meal prepared for us by his wife and extended family. Diego found kids ...
... t complain, because homes in the little towns just outside of Oaxaca proper are supplied with water not by pipes or mains but by a truck that comes by once every couple of weeks to fill the water tanks that each little house has on its roof. And if the homeowner is not at home when the water truck comes by .... tough luck!! You can order the water truck to come by, but the service will cost you much more and will also ...
... wake up our bunk neighbour who promptly invited himself along to dinner. This turned out to be a stroke of luck as we adopted Jakob and his Mexican friend Enrique for the next few days and it was more than a bit handy to have a Spanish speaker along for the ride. This and the fact Jakob would talk the hind legs off a donkey meant we had a couple of interesting experiences in Oaxaca. The dinner that first evening was one of firsts.
We had tlayudas (a dish local to Oaxaca for ...