Travel Blogs from Oaxaca, Mexico

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Chocolate and Grasshoppers for Dinner in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Chocolate and Grasshoppers for Dinner in Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... oven on springs! Mainly due to us having the last seats, right at the back of the bus! The scenery from Mexico to Oaxaca was amazing, with mountains, volcanoes, plateaus, valleys and beautiful forests. Oaxaca is much different to the other cities we ...

An eastern Mexico domination..., Oaxaca - Palenque - Tulum, Mexico travel blog

An eastern Mexico domination...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... . Probably. The colony of hippies - I think known as a 'joint' of hippies, makes for a karma-filled retreat from Mexico's general madness. Brilliant. Caipirinha it up... IV - It's clearly NFL playoff time Please find below a list of quotes from ...

Montezuma´s Revenge in Oaxaca!, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Montezuma´s Revenge in Oaxaca!

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean: We carried on down south through Mexico to Oaxaca. It would have been interesting to stay in Mexico City for Independance Day (16th Sep) but we decided it was best to leave them to it (as there is a bit of political tension around at the moment, ...

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by muddyfeet

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... since I had stayed there for 8 nights.  I am currently in my second place though and have had no such problems. Oaxaca has a fabulous zocalo where a brass band plays almost every night.  It is also where it became clear to me that almost ...

Monte Alban, El Tule and Hieve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Monte Alban, El Tule and Hieve el Agua

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... food in a amazing atmosphere, our best meal yet. With our appetites generously satisfied, we have a hot chocolate, another speciality of Oaxaca. We exchanged stories and travelling plans, then head back to the hostal for a beer on the roof and a much ...

Oaxaca - Guelaguetza and Mezcal, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca - Guelaguetza and Mezcal

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... lifestyle, we took a late afternoon siesta before venturing out for an evening of Guelaguetza entertainment. We were unfortunately visiting Oaxaca at the wrong time for the actual festival of dance, but were assured we would be witnessing the next best ...

Last Stop Before the Beach, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Last Stop Before the Beach

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... drop-offs on either side, looking across at serried ranks of mountains extending into the hazy distance in all directions. Oaxaca itself turned out to be another large and bustling colonial city with many handsome stone architectural highlights, but the ...

Southern Mexico, Oaxaca City, Mexico travel blog

Southern Mexico

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... city and probably the first place we would recommend to someone looking to get away from the beach/resort towns and experience colonial Mexico. It is a solidly middle-class city - in some neighborhoods, it could be mistaken for a suburb of LA - with ...

Hammock-Sutra....such a book does exist, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Hammock-Sutra....such a book does exist

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... the Simpsons, the episode when Scorpio mentions a hammock district, well, I’ve found the real life one. In fact, I think Mexico is the hammock nation. Apparently there’s a book here called Hammock-Sutra and whole families are conceived in the ...

Cathedrals, Markets and Mole, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Cathedrals, Markets and Mole

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... , so much detail - it was beautiful. We ate on the zocalo again last night and had a much better meal than the night before! Mexico is very expensive on our budget, and as much as we wanted to head to Palenque and Tulum we think that we will have to ...

Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Our next three destinations, Puebla, Veracruz, and Oaxaca are known as Mexico's gastronomic cities. Puebla for it's Chiles en Nogada (stuffed poblano chili peppers bathed in walnut sauce) and Mole Poblano (Chicken in Chocolate sauce), Veracruz for it's ...

Paradise found, Mazunte, Oaxaca Coast, Mexico travel blog

Paradise found

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... the beach, the one I've been dreaming about for most of my life. A tiny remote fishing village on the south coast of Mexico called "Mazunte". and is bloody potent!! I sure found this out after a few days with them, smoking joints for breakfast, space ...

Hot Chocolate and Silver, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Hot Chocolate and Silver

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... number 53. The next day we moved on to Oaxaca heading further south. We had to go via Cuernavaca and Cuatla. The only bus to Oaxaca from Cuatla was a night bus so we wandered around the town for a while. Paul got his hair cut for a pound, it's quite ...

Is this the Italian Job?, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Is this the Italian Job?

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Just got to Oaxaca after another over night bus journey. This time I got little to no sleep due to travel sickness. Ive never exprienced anything lke this before and it was all down to the journey. The road took us through mountain passes and the bus ...

Episode 13: The Oaxaca Countryside, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Episode 13: The Oaxaca Countryside

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... the Oaxaca countryside. Oaxaca Mystic is the tour company of choice to get out of the city and see the cool stuff in the Oaxaca countryside.  Since I am really behind in maintaining this blog, this post is really just a place to put the photos of a ...

Wahaka!!!!!!!!, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Wahaka!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... of other ingredients such as chocolate) and tons to see; from museums to hip bars to the magical Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban. Oaxaca is the place to be if you are looking for an authentic Mexicano city. Unfortunately our perfect stay was disrupted by two ...

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... and other churches. We then went to visit the 3 markets that the city had to offer. These were quite similar to those in Mexico City but Oaxaca seemed the place to buy leather goods like bags, belts and sandals. The 3rd market we visited was the fast food ...

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Moving fast towards Guatemala, I made two more stops. The first one in Oaxaca, a very nice city with a nice atmosphere. It has nice colored houses and a vibrant central plaza with lots of restaurants, teraza´s and some nice colonial buildings. ...

Oh, Mexico, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oh, Mexico

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... -shooting fratboys. (Once or twice, I may have even attempted to imitate a tequila-shooting fratboy.) In either case, Mexico appeared underdeveloped and economically struggling. After spending 6 months in Latin America, before getting to Mexico, I came ...

If Carlsberg Made Markets..., Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

If Carlsberg Made Markets...

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... to heaven. Instead of being hidden deep in the wildlife-filled jungle, the ruins of Monte Alban overlook the present-day city of Oaxaca. Plus, these were the first Zapotec ruins we've seen! They seemed awfully similar to the Mayans in many ways, but I'm ...

"Cultural Chick Flick"

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Whilst in Oaxaca, Manuela and I engaged in a touch of "sustainable tourism". The concept intrigued us and we were eager to hand our cash over to the little guy. Or rather in this case, little woman!  This is basically how it works: Tourists ...

Oaxaca via Mexico City - time for art and food, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca via Mexico City - time for art and food

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... and people selling handicrafts.  We stay at Casa Angel, good location and clean hostel in the old town.  Oaxaca is a whole lot warmer than Mexico City and so a walk at paseo time is very pleasant.  We walk down to the main square to find ...

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... much there is to do before then, (including, of course, enough beach time for relaxing) I think we´ll be busy.  Oaxaca is a nice little town, that seems to have grown on me the longer we were there.  The main town square is surrounded ...

Mexican Independence Day Celebrations, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Mexican Independence Day Celebrations

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... see all the food on sale - we never knew that there that many types of chilli’s and see what all the sauces (moles) that Oaxaca is famous for start like.  We then head back to Zandungas for a late lunch and siesta at the hostel to set us up ...

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... when I checked out we drove to the airport along nearly deserted streets. I had three hours transit in Mexico City before my connecting flight to Oaxaca left, but luckily noticed that there was an American Express lounge above one of the duty free ...

2) The Family comes to visit, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

2) The Family comes to visit

A travel blog entry by smcollins

... visiting the Tule Tree, the rug village, the painted animal village, the black pottery village, Monte Alban, the Wycliffe Offices in Oaxaca, the Paper Factory and art Museum, some old churches and the town square, a huge museaum in an old church ...

Old textile mill, San Agustin Etla  Mexico, Mexico travel blog

Old textile mill

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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We have had and interesting day. We went down to see the Flamingo dance preformed but it had been postponed till next week. So looked around the old textile mill. A group of people came into this run down mill and renovated it. There are pools ...

Welcome back to the road young sir..., Oaxaca, San Cristobal, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Welcome back to the road young sir...

A travel blog entry by jelli

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... mind is too much at times. He tries bravely to tame it. To calm it. Like the beautiful blue surroundings.  In Oaxaca there was the finding, or rediscovering, of old questions that had been forgotten. With stomach wrenched and jaw clenched he tried ...

Journey and first few days in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Journey and first few days in Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by tomtranter

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The 6 hour bus ride was accompanied by some beautiful views of the Sierras and was very comfortable (travelled with ADO - reclining seats and t.v's showing dubbed American cop films). We arrived with time to explore on Saturday and in the ...

Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico travel blog

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by james511

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... getting quite lazy with this so i'm going to try to get away with minimal writing. From Guadalajara I shot down further south to Oaxaca which is a big, old colonial city. Really nice centre to it and great markets for eating in. There was a whole avenue ...

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