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 livy_lane on Aug 25, 2015

... our chosen dishes, we headed back to the resturant.

We started with the tortillas, which are incredibly easy once the corn has been ground. To make a bog-standard, plain corn tortilla, you just take a small handful of corn-dough, roll it into a perfect sphere (or if you're me, a lumpy oblong) and press it in a tortilla press. Cooking was something like 10 seconds one side, flip, 1 minute, flip, 15 seconds. We then made some fancy, flavoured tortilla ...

The Ruins of Monte Alban!

A travel blog entry by therenbackagain on Jan 14, 2015

8 photos

... or possibly a wooden bat. The field featured end zones at either end of the “I” or hoops mounted to the walls that the ball must be passed through to score. The game had great ceremonial significance, featuring ritualistic sacrifice or played as a substitute for conflict in many cultures.

As we moved past the ball court we came to the great plaza of Monte Alban, surrounded on all sides by beautiful steep pyramids, some still partially encased in the earth and ...


A travel blog entry by michadventure on Sep 02, 2014

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... and placed on the mantle. We then must all walk past our host and shake her hand, her sons hand and then continue out of the room.
This family lives only 25km from Oaxaca but 200 years apart from Oaxaca in culture.
Wealth is measured by how much they stay the same. In Indian towns they have other priorities that have been lost elsewhere. They are focused on their spiritual being and their family.
They try every day to be a little less perfect. Harmony ...


A travel blog entry by ivoyvonne on Jun 07, 2014

60 photos

... is made with chocolate of course and chili, its an interesting mix.  After a bit of time relaxing and checking out Oaxaca we decided to go on a day tour to see the highlights around Oaxaca. First stop was the widest tree in the world being something like 54 metres wide. It was in a really nice colonial town where we spent some time.  Afterwards we went to a small village where they make tapestry ...

Delicious Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by justin_and_emac on Oct 26, 2013

1 comment, 50 photos

... all our meals were consumed in this food market. We tried the local traditional Mole negro with chicken and rice which was incredible but eating at the market was not only about the food but also the experience. There was a section of the food market which was just this long awkward corridor with a lot of activity. As you enter you are harassed by people holding large baskets with a few pieces of veg on it. Once you pass this hurdle you are pointed down to the meat section ...