The Mexico Less Traveled

By Sarah Telzak. Most vacationers head to Mexico to rock-out hard during Spring Break in Cancun or wither away on gorgeous beaches.  I went to Mexico to study Spanish and relish in the joys of local food, art, and culture.  I stayed in a welcoming and inexpensive Posada (inn) a few blocks from the school at which I learned Spanish every morning.  As my aptitude for holding a conversation began to improve, I immersed myself deeper into the local scene–getting cafe con leche suggestions from natives, buying Queso Oaxaca at the super market, and going to neighborhood bars.  I spent …