During the last few days my good friend has been staying with me here in Oaxaca City, Mexico, all the way from Australia. Of course, I was excited to show her all the cool things around town and I also wanted to take her to Monte Albán, Hierve el Agua and up into the mountain to San Jose Del Pacífico.
We decided to hire a car for a few days and begin exploring. I had used Silvers Car Rental in Centro Oaxaca before, I had nothing but good experiences with the company.
Everything was going well. The car was brand new, we made it to all the sights over two days, there were smiles all round. Until, we were heading back into the city from the mountains and needed to fill the car up with fuel before returning it.
We pulled into a Oxifuel and filled the tank. We did not know, nor had been told that Oxifuel was any different to normal gasoline. So, we drove off, in peak hour traffic. After about 10 minutes the car lost power, and stalled. Awesome right? We managed to keep getting it starte...