Beach Buddy We recently spent 3 days at Puerto Escondido, and it was amazing. Swimming in the ocean, drinking cocos frios, and toasting marshmallows on the beach doesn't sound too bad, does it? Turtle Sanctuary On our first night we had the great opportunity to release baby sea turtles into the ocean. We visited a … Continue reading Puerto Escondido
This trip gets a post of it's own because it was BEAUTIFUL. Hierve el Agua After about an hour of driving, most of which was up the mountains, this was the first glimpse we got of Hierve el Agua. Springs Hierve el Agua translates to "boiling water", which has nothing to do with the actual … Continue reading Hierve el Agua
In my first two weeks I have: Toured the city by foot and bikeEaten chapulines (grasshoppers) at a local marketAttended a "Lucha Libre"Explored Monte Alban historical ruinsVisited the ex convent of Cuilapam Toured the temple and museum of Santo Domingo Cheered for Oaxaca's soccer team the "Alebrijes" Oaxaca de Juarez The first thing I did … Continue reading Oaxaca, Mexico
January 10, 2016 My third excursion was a success! A trip to Hierve el Augua took about an hour, but the view from the top of the mountains was transcendental. The clouds just laid on top of the mountains in a peaceful way as we hiked through the scenery. The trails we took were wrought … Continue reading “No pants subway ride”
January 8, 2016 What an INCREDIBLE day! Oaxaca is such a blessing! Today I had an exam for the first part of class over certain systems in the body, how you would conduct a physical exam of a patient, and some common sicknesses here in Mexico (all in Spanish of course). After the test, my … Continue reading Paint the town gold!