Hostal Pochon

Callejon Del Carmen 102, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico | Hostel
Prices starting from $13.00
 

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Las iglesias (churches)

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... because of the sap smell. The indigenous people were kneeling all over the church with rows and rows of candles in front of each of them that they had melted to the floor. They prayed continuously until only the wick remained and used different colored candles to represent certain kinds of illnesses. The people also believed in sacrificing chickens to bring back people's spirits. The chickens are brought into the church and after the family finishes praying, ...

Mitla, Mezcals and Hierve

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe

21

... There no cement. Parts of the structure were held together by adobe clay, which had the added benefit of excellent insulation. Geometric patterns are created from stacking small sized bricks. This also mitigates effect of earthquakes.

Buffet Lunch

For $120, you get an excellent spread of traditionalMexican and Oaxacan dishes. I enjoyed the fried grashoppers veyr much, used it as topping for ...

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