The Chaos Of La Paz

Nuestra Señora de La Paz, more commonly known as La Paz (the peace) is the highest capital in the world at 3,600m above sea level. Obviously it also claims to have the highest Irish pub, golf course, soccer stadium, hospital and pretty much everything else. However Potosi, the mining town some 9 hours away by … Continue reading The Chaos Of La Paz

Monte Alban

Having this week off school has allowed me to play tourist and visit some of the attractions and villages surrounding Oaxaca de Juarez (wa-HA- ka de WHA-rez). One of the most well-known of Oaxaca’s ancient ruins is Monte Albán, (MonTE al BAHn) - an ancient Zapotec capital and partially excavated archaeological site located on top … Continue reading Monte Alban