Calesa Real

Address: Garcia Vigil 306, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca


A travel blog entry by bex-edd on May 14, 2015

5 photos

... very similar to tequila in creation but comparative to paint stripper in taste it was that strong! We enjoyed lots of local food. Almost all of it was odd and unidentifiable but it was good to try the authentic local styles of cooking.

Afterwards we went to another big old church, a monastary that went through all sorts of historical and political changes. Lastly we visited a pottery place where an old woman who was ten billion years old ...

Walls of Oaxaca: Not just bright colors

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Feb 25, 2015

2 comments, 15 photos

The walls of Oaxacan homes and businesses sport vivid colors, but that's not all. They are also the canvases for muralists. Brilliantly hued scenes depict aspects of Mexican life, flights of fancy, and political protest. Some of the murals have been commissioned by the business; others have sprung up on blank walls.

Skeletons figure prominently in many of the murals. Skulls are a symbol of one of the most important fiestas in Oaxaca, ...


A travel blog entry by fourontour on Jun 25, 2014

10 photos

... City. We visited the Mercado Benito Juarez (market) with its plethora of stalls - wares included clothing, Fruit and vegetables, Mezcal and Tequila, souvenirs such as black pottery and painted wooden animals and meat (the smell round these stalls was a bit ripe in the afternoon heat). Lunch in the Zocalo in a restaurant with tables edging the square was nice, however you become fair game for the hawkers trying to get you to buy their wares. The ...

I'm An Englishman... Without A Stupid Straw Hat

A travel blog entry by doove on Dec 12, 2013

77 photos

... was to go back in late February/Early March for the birth, but am now thinking about, and trying to extend the travels a little longer – hence spending a lot of time here on my computer getting on with the English teaching course. Ironic seeing everyone else coming here to learn Spanish, and I’m sat around trying to learn my own language!

In fact, over the last couple of months, my Spanish has become total garbage and I haven’t learnt anything new. I know ...

Monte Albán

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Nov 27, 2013

1 comment, 115 photos

... many decorated by glyphs, paintings and intricate carvings.

Monte Albán is a large pre-Columbian ...