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  • Sunday lazy SundayToday was a free day in that nothing was planned either with the tour or did the members of our group make any plans together. After breakfast around 10:30am Gail and Fred headed down to the Zocolo to see what Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 23, 2014
  • Moving to MazunteWe took the Sur bus from the depot in Puerto Escondido to San Antonio, which is where the road to Mazunte starts. Rob continued on to Huatulco, where he flies out tomorrow night. We got a taxi which took us Posted by katdill in Mexico 2014 | Feb 23, 2014
  • MEXICO - OAXACA CITY03/10/2008 We left our backpacks in the room at Hostel Pochon (checkout time 11.00hrs) and went out, found a laundry and left our dirty clothes there and strolled up the street. The girl at the Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Feb 23, 2014
  • Mescal, 2,000-Year-Old Cypress Tree and MitlaLast night was a noisy one. Our hotel was filled with teenagers who wouldn’t quiet down even when the hotel staff came up a number of times. Plus there was a local band also playing the dining room. Fred had Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 22, 2014
  • Oaxaca and Monte AlbánFred’s eye was worse this a.m. so the guide took him to a different doctor. For $5 Fred was examined and sent off to the pharmacy. For $16 he had a bag of meds. He Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 21, 2014
  • Last Two Days in Puerto EscondidoThese last two days have been very relaxing. The guys have done some snorkeling and we've managed to figure out how to watch the Olympics on the laptop. So we could watch the gold medal curling games and the hockey Posted by katdill in Mexico 2014 | Feb 21, 2014
  • MEXICO - OAXACA02/10/2008: The whole morning after a breakfast of fresh fruit and fruit juice an rajas, we roamed the city centre and visited its markets, there are flea markets where you will find nothing but junk, and others selling handicrafts, Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Feb 21, 2014
  • Birds, Birds, BirdsWe got up early this morning and were picked up at 6:30 am by Eve, a young guide with Lalo Ecotours. He drove us out to Manialtepec Lagoon, which is the same one Don and Rob went kayaking on last Posted by katdill in Mexico 2014 | Feb 20, 2014
  • Floating gardens of XochimilcoWe had plans for today and asked for a 7:15am wake up call that came at 5:45am. We are aware that Mexico time usually is slower that the rest of North America but not sooner. Maybe they wanted to Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 19, 2014
  • Chapultepec Park and Museo Nacional de Antropologia A free day. Breakfast on the roof is lovely…well, not the food so much but sitting in the morning sun with a view over the square and someone filling one’s cup with coffee (that Gail likes and Fred doesn’t). Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 19, 2014
  • Walking around the centre of Mexico CityPrior to the conquest, the area that the Mexico City Zócalo (town square) occupies was open space, in the center of the Aztec capital Tenochitlan. A European-style plaza was not part of the conquered Aztec Tenochtitlan; the old city had Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 19, 2014
  • Leaving VictoriaIt was an early morning at 4:00am when we woke up to start our trip. We drove ourselves to the airport through pelting down rain and wind. Glad that our friends who had offered to give us rides didn't have Posted by fredandgail in On the Road Again | Feb 19, 2014
  • Back to MexicoYou may be asking yourself, aren't these two sick of Mexico?! If you are, you probably haven't been to the beautiful beachside community of Tulum or lounged away a week at the Encantada Hotel. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/452269/large_IMG_340 Posted by jeremyandannie in Private Idaho, Drop and Give Me 20 | Feb 19, 2014
  • WED FEB 19 - Back To Manialpetec LagoonAN EARLY RISE We get up at 5:45 and at 6:30 our guide Eve meets us across the street, cause no one seems to know how to find where we live. By 7:00 we are back out on Manialtepec Lagoon, this Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 19, 2014
  • MON FEB17 - TUES FEB 18 - Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Of SummerTHE JELLY FISH STING They got us,even though we were warned. The water was calm and relaxing, each swim stroke like slicing through warm shimmering radiance. At first one little sting, then another, and suddenly it felt like swimming through Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 18, 2014
  • SUN FEB 16 - Let The Good Times RollSUNDAY WEDDING BLISS HANGOVER The music stopped at 3:30 am. Luckily for us is was quite mellow and not too loud. Lots of accordion music and waltzes in between salsa and Mexicana. Slept in late and spent the entire day lazing Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 16, 2014
  • Lazing around Puerto EscondidoWe have had a very relaxed couple of days. The heat of the day promotes lots of shade sitting and cold drinks. Yesterday morning Don and I both went for walks about town, while it was cool. But because I Posted by katdill in Mexico 2014 | Feb 18, 2014
  • Cultural ActivitiesWe seem to have moved into a rhythm of 1 day hanging out around El Tule, the next off to explore. Getting into the city is an easy 6 peso (50 cent) bus ride that depending on traffic can Posted by Carole and Rod in Peru Perusars & Oaxaca and Beyond! | Feb 18, 2014
  • MEXICO -THE AZTEC RELIGION AND HUMAN SACRIFICE The Aztec/Mexica believed that sacrifice to the gods was necessary to ensure the continuity of the world and the balance of the universe. They distinguished between two types of sacrifice: those involving humans and those involving animals or other offe Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Feb 18, 2014
  • The girls are home alone!!The weekend was hot and quiet....lounging by the pool/beach and early morning walks down the beach to get fresh squeezed orange juice at the Chicxulub market.. On Sunday, I had created a lovely raw beet, carrot and jicama salad, which Posted by hermanita in Hermanita | Feb 17, 2014
  • Quiet DayI think the big day yesterday wore everyone out. As well, there was a Mexican wedding happening at a facility next to us, so there was loud music until late in the night. Nice music and amazingly it didn't keep Posted by katdill in Mexico 2014 | Feb 16, 2014
  • Moving to the GardenWe got packed up and caught a cab over to our new place, Casa Azul. This is one of about 6 or 7 casitas in a walled garden in a Mexican neighbourhood. It is a lovely spot, with the swimming Posted by katdill in Mexico 2014 | Feb 16, 2014
  • MEXICO -THE AZTEC RELIGION AND THEIR GODSFrom time immemorial, man has erected shrines, temples, monuments, to honour his gods and from ancient times, these have been built in mountain caves, on mountain peaks. Perhaps man believes that one feels more near to his gods on a Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Feb 16, 2014
  • SAT FEB 15 - Moving DayOUR NEW DIGS We say goodbye to Ken early, pack, and check out of our rather posh home in the gringo section of town, and move into Casa Azul, a decidedly Mexican enclave. The unit is charming, with thatched roof and Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 14, 2014
  • FRI FEB 14 - Happy ValentinesTHE CHILA RODEO After our usual morning swim and snorkel in the Pacific and with great expectations we head out to the Chila Rodeo and the much heralded horseracing event. Chila is the first village North of Puerto Escondido, No problemo, Posted by RDILL in Costa Rica Mexico 2014 | Feb 13, 2014
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