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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... hack-a' I stayed at Hostal Casa Del Sol. It was not a hostel in the traditional sense. The dorm room was huge with just four single beds. Normal hostels would have crammed 10 or more beds in that room so it was really nice to have space even in a hostel environment. There were also five private rooms in the building. I had two weeks of Spanish lessons booked with a really nice, friendly Spanish school called Amigo ...
... been a welcoming place to experience a part of the Mexican culture. We were welcomed to our hostel by a small bunny who had crawled under our bed. It belonged to the girl next door. I have no idea how she was traveling with a bunny the size of softball, but it made for a pretty good laugh when she approached us to claim her bunny was was chillin beneath us without our knowledge! We started ...
... the busy streets, Stuie bought a gorgeous hand woven clutch from a beautiful Mayan lady, who sits for hours making bags, puses and all sorts of items weaving the straw like material into the most amazing patterns and shapes. I held so much respect for this woman. She was an true artisan. I loved watching her fingers as they almost danced, using a technique so old in their culture yet still so alive in this modern world. They were all so colourful, I wished ...
... These are easily found in the U.S. but are usually about twice the size of the Mexican ones.)
Both the chile poblano and the chile de agua have to be roasted, and here we did so directly over the flame of the gas burner. Once roasted, we removed the charred peel.
... blackberry, strawberry creme, cappuccino, coconut, pistachio, coffee creme...over 15 different kinds of mescal. It's safe to say I had a little bit to drink. It was honestly one of the best tasting alcohols I've ever had. SO GOOD that I bought a bottle of the Passion Fruit mescal (saving that one for my birthday in France). We all stumbled onto the bus, and made our way back to Oaxaca City. The tour was over, and we all said our goodbyes. We all reassured each other ...
Other places to stay in Oaxaca
Av. Hidalgo no. 405,Centro, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $24
Independencia # 304, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $70
Ninos Heroes 115, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $90
Iturbide No 213-A, Oaxaca | Hotelfrom $73
Garcia Vigil 703, Oaxaca | 4 star hotelfrom $168