This is our conversation workshop. On the right is el maestro. Our topic for now is "La Semana Santa" or Holy Week. We have to go out and ask the locals about a specific thing done during Holy Week and discuss with the group during our tow hours of spanish conversation.
Oaxaca with Donzetta March 29th 2012 Hello everyone,
The night before last I forgot to recharge my computer so I was not able to get on the website in order to post any entries. I think it requires a lot of energy to maintain the website.
It is saturday night and I have just finished resting from a long trip with Envia to two of the surrounding pueblos. That is a whole new story with new pictures but I am going to put this entr ... 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 am now in Oaxaca again, this time for 6 months. I am doing a home stay this time in order to speak more Spanish. We speak Spanish over breakfast in the morning and during the day when we encounter one another. The owners of the home believe in healthy living so they fix very healthy breakfasts. The lady of the house goes out for runs early in the morning before leaving for her work as a teacher. The husband who is a retired architect takes care of the activities of the "Casa Particular".
I will be spending 5 months studying at the Instituto Cultura Oaxaca and volunteering at La Clinica... full info