Archive for March 7th, 2007

Mexico City

With four days to spare, we headed off to Mexico city. In a bizarre coincidence, the hotel that we ended up staying in was exactly the same as the one that I had stayed at 6 years earlier. The deja-vu didn’t end there! We also ended up with a bout of food poisoning, just […]

Monte Alban

While in Oaxaca City, we took the opportunity to visit the ancient Zapotec / Mixtec city of Monte Alban, which is situated on a mountain just outside town.¬† Monte Alban dates back to 400 BC, and by 200 BC, had an estimated¬†population of 17,200.¬† It is amazing to think that the top of the mountain […]