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From Mexico City I got a suspiciously cheap yet surprisingly efficient bus down to Oaxaca (pronounced: wa-hack-a; yes I had problems with it too).

Oaxaca was a nice place to spend a few days. 609 more words


A City of Pyramids at Monte Albán

We had one last place to visit before leaving Oaxaca City for the Pacific Coast. Just outside Oaxaca City is an amazing archaeological site which we were very excited to visit. 505 more words

Oaxaca City

The Monte Alban Zapotec ruins in Mexico

The third city where we spent some time in Mexico was Oaxaca, in the state of Oaxaca. After a bumpy overnight bus we checked into a hostel, slept for a few hours and then decided to do some sight seeing. 311 more words


Oaxaca - Monte Alban

Saturday 5th Sept.
Ready at the travel shop at 10.05 for a 10.30 departure to Monte Alban. Small bus, I hope.

Small bus it was. Left, with 6 of us on board and a few minutes early. 1,288 more words



I love taking the bus out to the villages surrounding Oaxaca City.  I love knowing how to get the bus, the one that states Villas XOXO to Parque de Amor to the bus with Arrazola posted on the front. 176 more words


One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

It was the time of the Big, the biggest pyramid in the world, the biggest tree in the world, and the big three-oh.

We left Mexico City bound for Cholula, a small-ish town outside the UNESCO World Heritage Centre of Puebla. 1,619 more words