Oaxaca with Donzetta - A weekend of rest May 1st 2012 Hi,
It is the time again for new entries. This weekend was a time of rest for me. I have photos of what a rest for me looks like.
This weekend was also the time that this feeling of "homesickness" overcame me. I guess I had too much slow time. I am better now that some of the school staff and students assured me that they are my friends and family here and encouraged me to dry my eyes. (I ca ... 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