Casa Catrina

Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

Window explosion & tequila lessons

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke


... sins in Mexico since we have been there and pretty much the rest of our adult lives as Tequila is not meant to be drunk as a shot, nor is mescal the other cactus based spirit, it is supposed to be sipped with a fresh lime or orange piece dunked in salt or chilli dusk with each sip. The Mexicans really should tell the rest of the world this as we had been wondering why the locals have been giving us weird looks and calling us loco (Crazy) when we necked it in ...

A day in Oaxaca (by Daniel)

A travel blog entry by jim.coates


... br>
Anyway, after taste testing chapulines (grasshoppers soaked in lime and salt), new fruits like the Zapote negro, different chiles and cheeses we made our way back to the restaurant. There we made tortilla, salsas, squash blossoms, brown mole, basically a three course meal plus dessert! I was most taken by the sheer variety of ingredients they put in one dish. Our mole alone had 16 or 17 ingredients - 2 types of dried peppers, platano, garlic, cinnamon, onion, ...

Day 5: Hierve el Agua

A travel blog entry by holliem


... garden in Oaxaca that we would do the walk from the top of the falls to the bottom and back up again, which they had just done and were looking definitely worse for wear. We started along the track which was a slight uphill which then increased as went up, it was very rocky and difficult to navigate at times so i spent a lot of the time looking at my feet. We reached a ridge where there was a path more easy to navigate. We followed it down winding through the ...

Day 4: Oaxaca Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by holliem


... artist to spread the culture of surrealism etc. and urban garden. It was all ver interesting.i found it amazing that old buildings were being incorporated into today's society instead of being destroyed or left dilapidated. For example the aqueduct built when the Spanish came to redirect water is now part of the tourist walk & people's door ways have become the arches of the aqua duct. On the way back home Joaquin told me the story of Benito Juarez, ...

In a valley, surrounded by mountains..

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time


... easy it would be to spend more time here, learning Spanish, volunteering and just living.

We went to a small bar/cafe that dear Sarah A (who was lucky enough to live here for some time) told me about and our trip to the post office, well.....letīs just say we will be living very scintly after paying so much to send some of our purchases home.... : (

And now off to the beach we go!!


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This 4 star hotel is located on Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca.
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