Bel Air Hotel

Carr Cristobal Colon km 542, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

Pico de Gallo Cooking

A travel blog entry by z00dles


... a zucchini flour svegetable soup, hand-made tortillas with a spiced, shredded chicken filling, again containing many ingredients. (not your standard 'Taco Bell taco')! The three of us working continuously used the entire 1.5 to 2 hour time period in making the meal. We always considered Mexican food rather simple, but these dishes were quite elaborate. Many types of peppers were used, each prepared a different way; ...

Cooking class: Chiles Rellenos

A travel blog entry by marconelli


... Chiles Stuffed with Minced Chicken


½ c. sugar
1 t. cider vinegar
10 small or 5 medium chiles of any of the following types:
(dried) chile pasilla Oaxaqueña
(fresh) chile de agua (possibly similar to Hungarian wax pepper)
(fresh) chile poblano

Parades, BK, guitars, and hambourgesas.

A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick


... we had ended up in an unfamiliar part of the city. Half way in the right direction, Brody said he felt like ****, so him and Anna decided to go home. Of course I'm not one for eating at a restaurant alone, so I decided to go find a street vendor. I found one in the process of making a superb looking burger, and I asked him for two. Check the photo for the details! It was friggin' amazing. In my opinion the best burger I've ever had was the Hintonburger ...


A travel blog entry by vgfamily


... the Tule Tree, and Hierve el Agua. The Tule Tree is the broadest tree in the world and measures 11 meters across. It is said to be almost 2,000 years old and was quite a sight. Hierve el Agua, was the highlight of the day. Spilling of a mountain precipice, looking out onto the fields and forests below, are two mineral pools. These pools are not hirviendo (boiling) but are enjoyable to swim in on a hot day. The minerals in the water spilling of the cliffs ...

The Holiday Season

A travel blog entry by srbruner


... Try radishes … and corn husks … and tiny flowers. It’s amazing. On the Noche de Rabanos (Night of the Radishes), thousands of people file through the Zocalo to view Zapotec radish art. The red and white tubers are the stars of the show, but there are also amazing creations comprised of corn husks and flowers. It is an incredibly festive event; a bit overwhelming with the masses of people (thousands come, literally, ...


This hotel, located on Carr Cristobal Colon km 542, Oaxaca, is near Muyil, Xlapak, Dzibichaltun, and Aké's Mayan ruins.
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