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The night air was cool but not cold, a result of the arid climate, as we walked north from our hotel into the zocalo. The zocalo is a large open square ringed by shops and restaurants and dominated by massive trees and a beautiful cathedral glowing with lights. The center was filled with a city of tents - the temporary domicile of teachers protesting union benefits and the incarceration of fellow protestors, an event which Louise ...
... centre of town with disgruntled teachers and indigenous activists. Oaxaca is known as an area for social movements and political graffiti can be found all over. The current protests are against educational reforms being forced in by the current government - the reforms include teaching only in Spanish and English..discounting the 68 plus indigenous languages spoken in the country today.
My minibus to the coast leaves at 11pm so I continue exploring and taking ...
... attended mostly American and Canadian couples with a few Europeans also. The tour requests 100 pesos per person which she donates to a local charity. As she's an artist who lives here full time, she also sells some of her own art work at her home at the end of the tour.
We hit it off with a nice couple from Vancouver Washington, named Paul and Jenny who asked us to join them for dinner at their favourite ...
... breasts or 1 breast and 2 thighs
6 Roma tomatoes
1 white onion, chopped medium fine
¼ c. blanched almonds, chopped fairly fine
6 green olives, chopped
1 t. peppercorns
¼ t. thyme
½ t. oregano
1 small cinnamon stick (thin)
1 clove garlic, minced
4 T. ...
... corruption issues. This story certainly didn't reassure I would be safe if anything was to ever happen to me, but watching them parade on the streets and people clapping for them as if they did good? I'm sure they do every now and again, but assaulting a Mexican citizen? Imagine what would happen to me. When I was in Mexico City, the federal police had their own hangar, with FOUR private jets. We all know that no police force ever needs four jets. ...