Address: Privada Emilio Carranza 202, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68050, Mexico | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by livy_lane on Aug 25, 2015

... was made from Oaxaca chocolate, so tasted rather unique and very cinnamony. It was also served in a giant bowl, which was exciting. The class comprised of making a starter, a soup, a mole, various types of tortilla, a fancy mexican drink and a dessert. There were several options for each dish; we chose a ceviche starter, a tortilla soup, a caper mole, chocolate ice cream and flan for the desert (we got to do two!) and horchata for the drink.

The ...

The Ruins of Monte Alban!

A travel blog entry by therenbackagain on Jan 14, 2015

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... from Aztec aggression in the north, though the Aztec conquest would continue and eventually wrest control of Monte Alban from the Mixtecs. The Aztec continued to use the site for religious purposes until the Spanish invasion, after which time it fell into disrepair and the step pyramids were slowly swallowed by the earth and vegetation, lying quietly dormant until they were unearthed by archaeologists many years later.

We took a taxi to the top of the mountain to visit ...


A travel blog entry by michadventure on Sep 02, 2014

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... Mayans had an understanding of architecture and astronomy that was phenomenal.
The position of Mexico between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer is a key factor to where the Mayans built their pyramids and at monte Alban this is even more clear.
On the zenith pass, on May 8 and august 5 the sun passes directly above the central chamber of the main house and everyone in the community was allowed into it to see the light directly above. The ...


A travel blog entry by briannaclark91 on May 23, 2014

... joking saying 'cultcha' (culture) in a real Aussie accents . Hierve al Ague mean 'the water boils'. The name comes from the water tricking down of a cliff edge forming a white crystallized looking like a frozen waterfall. The natural spring pool at he top was where anyone could swim in and enjoy natures beauty overlooking beautiful mountains. In this area there were lots of little ...

Mexican Independence Day

A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick on Sep 15, 2013

3 comments, 14 photos

... each other with silly string. At 11:00 pm a series of impressive fireworks shot into the air. I thought it was to signal the finish of the celebrations; I was corrected by my friend Tania, that was the START. Unfortunately, I was already too tired to continue partying, but I had my fun :). Mexicans really know how to come together and celebrate. Happy Independence Day, Viva Mexico!! P.S The toilet paper here is scented like a baby's diaper. It's weird, and kinda ...

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