Casa de Sierra Azul
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa de Sierra Azul Oaxaca
Sensational hotel in a renovated grand casa. 2 blocks from the Zocalo with a great internal courtyard and rooftop terrace. See Tripadvisor for full review. Thoroughly recommended.
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Our last day in Oaxaca we did some final errands and then spent the rest of the afternoon relaxing poolside at the fancy Quinta Real Hotel. It was worth it and before we left we both had lawn chairs on grass in the sun. What an awesome way to spend our last day in town. We stayed till the sun left the lawn and then made our way to our casita for our last night. ...
... juices. The result is very refreshing. The real eating, however, happens in the markets and on the streets. The many mercados (markets) offer many options for breakfast or lunch. Women cooking at little stalls sell empanadas, enchiladas, and tamales for less than a dollar each. There are also wonderful juice stands in the markets that sell a variety of fresh-squeezed fruit juices, e.g., mango, pineapple, guava, and strawberry, mixed to your specification. ...
We shopped in the market, looked around the town. It's the source of mole, the chocolate & chilli combo. Chocolate is big. Went to a family in a small village and helped prepare our own lunch in a typical dirt floor, open fire kitchen. Very tasty and ...
... entered another world altogether. The Sierra is renowned for having many unique ecosystems, endemic plants mostly because it is basically a cloud forest. We were told it would get cloudy, and rain each day followed by near freezing temperatures. Indeed it was cold but we did not have any rain at all, mostly because we went all over Oaxaca the day before procuring rain gear.
The first day we hiked a total of fourteen kilometers to a little pueblo named ...
... I love that right after the big topes in the middle of nowhere there are a plethora of tire, shocks, and other car repair shops, I assume it is these people who take the signs down to warn you of the topes. So I learned that speeding and following the cabs or collectivos was the best way as they knew where they were and were my warning system. And boy did they speed! The other crazy thing is the u-turn lanes from the other side. So the ...