Hotel Oaxaca Real
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... little valley where he had beat back the forest to make places for his hair sheep to graze. he had a couple of greenhouse where he was growing tomatoes, onions, chard, cilantro and few other odds and ends.
The kids were quickly adopted by his grandchild of three years named Dulce (sweet in Spanish). AS we toured around the hilled farm he showed us his brothers farm across the valley were he had aquaculture of trout set up, and his other brothers on ...
... 2) was brought from Mexico City and installed the next day. It worked intermittently, and caused the uninterruptible power supply (into which our router is plugged) to go nuts. Next, a representative of the Federal Water Supply District came by and determined our pump required more electricity than our neighborhood is supplied with. What is needed, he said, is a new transformer for the zone, and we took hope when we ...
... that was quite a lot. The markets are a riot of colour, sounds and smells. A delight for all the senses. Throughout the day we sampled many many (no seriously, many) foods right across the spectrum including but not limited to:
Chapulines (Grasshoppers - yeah we did!)
Jugos (juices - so frickin' cheap and so damn good)
Hot Chocolate (comes with a delicious sweet bread for dunking)
Various Ice Creams and Sorbets - including mezcal ice ...
Ah what to say about mexico? It is a very different place. Almost everything operates differently, dueto both the indigenas and spanish influence. So far the people have been very friendly and in oaxaca they seem very used to tourists who speak broken spanish, but i still get starred at on the street, maybe because of my red hair. My family is lovely, but i feel, probably because of my bad spanish that i am in their way or am being ...
... map the route on gmap-pedometer.com and discovered that the course was indeed closer to 7.5km than 7km. I had run slower than I had hoped, but not as slow as I had first calculated. It’s funny how something like that can play with a runner’s head. Now, I feel content with my effort. And I have a medal, a hat, a t-shirt, and the official race photo, which Leah bought for $2.30 after the race, to commemorate it.
After the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility