Refrescas! Despite everyone thinking these are alcoholic drinks and I was just getting shit-hammered in Oaxaca, refrescas are flavored water beverages. Melon, limon, horchata, rose, and dozens more flavors were all featured on this saint’s day (I do not remember the saint) where stands are set up in the city center to give away cupsContinue reading “29 Mar 19”
Food! Oaxaca has great food and drinks. Here are some pics of some of the things I ate. I labelled them so you know what they are. I ate that ceviche for many a lunch. Just a couple of dollars in the local market. Chapulines are grasshoppers. They are fried in garlic or, like these,Continue reading “28 Mar 19”
I’m not sure what this means beyond the literal translation. I thought it might be a quote from Buddha but prolly not. It could also be read darkly like someone took me away. I guess I prefer to think about it like some kind of koan. Take from it what you will.
I have so many photos of this cathedral and there are tons of them on the internet (one looks exactly like this). Anyway, churches are big in Mexico literally and culturally. Get ready for more of this.
First day of Spanish classes! Here for a month to lock down some español for the rest of my trip.
This wall art, El Corazon de Jesus, was in my Oaxaca AirBnb. Not a religious guy but I do think it’s nice. BTW, I’m in Oaxaca now for the next month.
Opened in 1907, this post office is still in operation and still beautiful.
Today was my first full day on my own after Erika left yesterday. Adjusting to solo travel is gonna take a minute. What helps is that Mexico City is amazing! It’s gigantic and beautiful. Planned to go for an epic tour of museums and sights today. Walked to the Angel de Independencia and tookContinue reading “22 Mar 19”
I want this as a tattoo. Plan is to get one for every country.
I went to dinner at Pujol with Erika. Beautiful restaurant, great food. My plan is to visit as many of the world’s top 50 restaurants I can without going out of my way to do it.