One of the more bizarre things I have done – in a year packed with bizarre things – is to stand in a massive snaking line for 2.5 hours waiting my turn to see hundreds of artistically carved radishes. Welcome to Noche de rábanos, one of the most popular events held each year in Oaxaca. Read more
Posts tagged ‘night’
Last night I went to a farewell dinner for 2 of my work colleagues here in Christchurch at Winnie Bagoes. It was a fantastic relaxed night with great people and great pizza!
I decided to walk back to my B&B from the restaurant, and realised my route took me through the red zone of central Christchurch.
I found out later that the cordon through this area was only lifted 26 days ago on June 30th 2013. It had been continuously staffed by soldiers for the 857 days since the city centre was closed, following the deadly February 22nd 2011 earthquake. Read more