Hotel Cantera Real

Libres No 404 Centro Historico, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

What the?

A travel blog entry by mariarobbins on Jun 02, 2014

... By now Iīm used to the day starting glooming, then full on sunshine and finishing with a complete down pour of cats and dogs and being completely drenched. Oh and just to finish off my writing of Oaxaca...great food...pastries, street tamales in white bread rolls, corn on the cob slathered in mayonnaise, cheese, chili powder and a squeeze of lime (yummo), a cup of corn kernels served the same way...donīt need that one again, and mini tortillas with beef consomme. Wa ha ...

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

A travel blog entry by doove on Dec 12, 2013

77 photos

... and rational reason and me just being an idiot, but I would actually like to see a waterfall that looked petrified. As it was, I set off early then found myself waiting for 3 hours until enough people turned up for us to all go over there.

Was pretty impressive – kind of similar to some of the thermal volcanic thingymabobs in Yellowstone, but this wouldn’t melt you so you could actually go swimming. The weather was overcast and the water FREEZING so I was ...

Dia de los Muertos

A travel blog entry by marconelli on Nov 02, 2013

3 comments, 15 photos

... were known to partake. Candy, soda, even junk food is brought for the angelitos.

Now it might occur to you to wonder what the living participants in these feasts think when the food they put out for los muertos does not disappear. Are their offerings being rejected? Is it all for nought? Not a bit of it! The dead are thought to consume "the essence of the meal" laid before them, leaving positive energy as they depart again. At this point the altar food is ...

Monte Alban, murderous dogs, and a great buffet!

A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick on Sep 21, 2013

3 comments, 25 photos

... From shot glasses to crosses. plates, vases, jewellery boxes, etc. It was clearly a major tourist trap, but I enjoyed it. Last and certainly least, was Cuilapam. Yes it was a neat church ruin to see, but we didn't even get to go into the museum. A church is only so interesting when it doesn't have a roof, or anything inside for that matter. After exploring what we could, we waited 30 minutes for one couple to get back to the van. How they managed to take that long I'm not ...

Day - 52 A full day tour

A travel blog entry by jayandbob on Aug 05, 2013

... at our hotel nearly got our tour, as we were walking out to the foyer this older couple were getting on our bus, they felt pretty stupid when we turned up with the paperwork saying we had pre paid the tour, although by the end of the day I wouldn't have minded if they took our place. First we went to the headquarters of the tour company while they arranged all the vans and people. There were quiet a few people on this tour so we were divided into 3 ...

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