Oaxaca with Donzetta April 24th 2012 Hi All,
I went to Hiervas Aguas and the Metzcal Factory the past weekend and my camera ran out of energy as I began to take photos. Luckily two of the other students had their cameras with them and sent me photos today by e-mail today so I am going to get started blogging again. I did not get an opportunity to go on an excursion on Sunday because not enough people signed up but I did get an opp ... 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