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

Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by michadventure on Sep 02, 2014

12 photos

... walking around is very easy... Plus it's a grid so you can't really get lost!
At a local chocolate shop we get a chance to see how they grind the cacao bean into the thick paste that is the basis of hot chocolates and chocolate alike. There's also a delicious icecream made from fresh fruits located in front of santo Domingo church - note to try some later as we've been promised free time to go shopping (woohoo!)

Back on the bus we head to the ...

The Dignity of Work

A travel blog entry by nmblohm on Jul 17, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... their own small businesses through micro loans. We visited each woman in her home where we were shown how to grow silk worms and thread silk, how to use looms to weave wool tapestry and blankets, and the types of crops/livestock/machinery they have purchased from the loans. The beauty of the program is that it simply allows people who already have plans, dreams, talents or crafts to move forward with these dreams in a way almost nonexistent otherwise. ...

Pico de Gallo Cooking

A travel blog entry by z00dles on Jan 26, 2014

1 comment, 23 photos

... we need to create our menu. It became obvious that Gerardo is well liked and respected by the vendors , who were more than pleased to smile for pictures and describe their wares. Gerardo explained everything and invited our questions - we learned so much about the different types of Mexican produce and how they are used. What a great photographic opportunity, everything so colourful. Gerardo pointed out a popular ...

Cooking class: Chiles Rellenos

A travel blog entry by marconelli on Nov 23, 2013

3 comments, 24 photos

... add a minced clove of garlic and a T. of onion. Leave in stock to cool, debone, shred, and set aside.

  • Chop tomatoes, onions, almonds, and set aside.
  • Place peppercorns, cinnamon, oregano, thyme, and cloves with 1 T. of water and 1 T. chopped tomatoes in blender, puree, and set aside. ...

  • Mexican Independence Day

    A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick on Sep 15, 2013

    3 comments, 14 photos

    ... walk, and noticed the mountains in the distance. Deciding I wanted a nice photo of them, I began to walk closer. I was only satisfied with the location 45 minutes later, in a far part of the town. My instincts told me to go home but I really wanted to get that photo, I had come all that way! I noticed a viaduct that had a perfect vantage point but unfortunately there was no way up. I walked down the steps to a little park directly below the viaduct and walked ...