The first day here in Oaxaca is always a little slow. I’ve been beaten up by the airlines, the altitude change is more than 5000 ft, and there’s the necessary trips for supplies (beer.) Leading to not doing much. A brief afternoon stroll to try out the new lens was all the ambition I could muster. We […]
So… all you get today are pictures. Jim’s observations for today.
Oof. It was late last night and I posted this entry to the wrong blog. So here it is about 12 hours late. For breakfast this morning we had marching bands. One of the largest of the local high schools had their parade to the zocolo in honor of the Bicentennial. First there was a bit of […]
Well, there we were, on vacation, taking a couple of days off for fireworks and parades. But that’s all over and only the confetti and red, white, and green bunting are left. So it was time to get moving again. Out to the Mixteca. Once the center of cochineal production and the Spanish Empire’s new world […]