Azul Cielo Hostel
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Oaxaca was another town on my journey. The town was also a place my wife had recommended to me to visit. It was actually not such a small town. The main attraction of Oaxaca were the ruins of Monte Alban, which were located about 20 minutes from the city. Many hotels and tour agencies sell trips to this place, but you can get a bus to the ruins for …
After an overnight bus journey which resembled a dodgy carnival ride we arrived in Oaxaca 2 hours ahead of schedule. Justin slept the majority of the time (as he does) however Emily was wide awake and just hoping the bus would make it without crashing. Oaxaca is another city we didn't plan on visiting however we are glad we listened to people at hostels. Oaxaca is beautiful and in the words of a Hawaiian backpacker, really mellow!! We dropped our bags off at our hostel and ...
... through the city centre and explored various local specialty shops before meeting with my friend Chris for lunch. We found a nice place called La Crêpe (they liked to think they were French, but it was very Mexican). Chris showed me all the necessary places, good restaurants, banks, pharmacies, the English bookstore, etc. During our walk it began to pour heavily, so we grabbed a cab back to the hostel, and he went home. ...
... one day. Mary officially has no room left in any of her bags and now carries a garbage bag full of clothes around with her. We're looking to send some stuff home in the next few days!
We went on an average tour which took us to a variety of local hot spots which included the worlds 'widest' tree. Turns out it wasnt that wide and we've actually seen bigger in the botanical gardens. The tour did take us to a traditional mezcal distillery which ...
... finished but the architecture is one of the nicest ones not to miss out. Happy New Year for the 2013 start in the Zocala with massive number of people gathering. I think one of my best New Years outside of Canada! Close to midnight eating 12 grapes and wish for the best in the New Year, fire crackers everywhere for 2 hours before and after midnight, cracking eggs full of decorative materials and spraying foams on each other, talking to strangers like ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking