This is my second week and each week people either come or go. Two guys left, one to ride their bicycles to the beach, a very difficult ride, the other went to Mexico City and then will go home to Colorado.
Oaxaca with Donzetta March 26th 2012 It is now Monday and my break before the afternoon classes begin. I have taken a picture of my new grammar class. We had one person join us from Japan. She is a school administrator in Tokiyo. She speaks very good spanish. She studied two years in spain and some other time in Mexico City. She is here to improve her spanish before spending some time with her daughter in Mexico City. Her daughter is ... 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