Chance Encounters... March 12th 2012 Sunday
We got back from the ballet around 11:00pm (the ballet was good, and dancers quite talented, but I wished I hadn't looked at Romeo with the binoculars and found that he had terrible buck teeth...!), and went right to bed since we had to get up early enough to catch the tour we had booked to the ruins at Monte Alban today for about $12.00 each, which ended up including two side trips ... read more
North America » Mexico » Oaxaca » Oaxaca The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
I was a primary teacher in a K-12 alternative school. In 2006, I took a leave for four months, travelling through Central America. I visited schools and studied Spanish along with being a tourist. My class followed my travels through this blog. I have continued to use this blog to keep friends, family and my students connected to my travels, recently in Mexico and now Kenya!
I am now retired and my husband and I hope to do even more traveling! I am volunteering in an after-school program on the Indian reservation where we live and at the local art museu... full info