We ate REALLY REALLY well on this trip (and so inexpensively!). 🙂 Here are a few yummy examples… first night in oaxaca: best enchiladas I ever had. and i wasn’t even hungry before i started eating. the famed chapuines. turns out grasshoppers taste like…. crunchy insects. mole negro! vino tinto salsa pasta steak! mole negro we made in cooking class sorbet we made in cooking class
Located near the city of Oaxaca, the ruins of Monte Alban date back to as early as 500 BC.
photos for a quinceañera outside of santo domingo selling outside of santo domingo the afternoon’s batch of fresh tortillas sauce cooling streets of oaxaca street performers streets of oaxaca
The last month has been super hectic with Silverlight 4 and PDC conference prep. Which means I’m even more excited for a short trip down to Oaxaca, Mexico with my friend Seema. We leave tomorrow! Fast Facts Time: UTC-6 (Seattle: noon, Oaxaca: 2pm) Money: Mexican Peso (1 usd = 13.1 pesos) Weather: 82F and Sunny Declared Unesco Heritage Site for its architecture, its cultural traditions, its cuisine and its climate.
Last weekend, I went to Sundance Resort with my friend Beany. It was beautiful. We caught the mountains right as the leaves were starting to turn… sundance mountain the sun peering through red leaves dried ferns dried grass the mountain sides leaves! an elk hunter overgrown contrast
…and so tired! Nothing like suffering through jetlag on your first day back at work. The trip was amazing. I loved (loved) Paris. Anyways, so many highlights – I can’t wait to share the photos! The Louvre at Night, taken with my iPhone
My last day in Paris, I went to Cafe de Flore to channel Sartre, soak in the atmosphere, and write in my journal. I was especially excited when I ended up sitting next to a certain well-known New Yorker staff writer!
notre dame, from the seine along the seine karen, photographer (and sometimes shopper) big head rainstorm in paris rainstorm in paris rainstorm in paris rainstorm in paris dancing along the seine