Fiesta: Noche de Rabanos

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. … Continue reading Fiesta: Noche de Rabanos

The Red Zone

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 … Continue reading The Red Zone