Casa Vieja

Address: Av. Perez Gasga s/n, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 71980, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

The First Taste of Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by therenbackagain on Jan 13, 2015

6 photos

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We met Aurelia, Nahieli, Lizbeth, Arely’s daughter Valeria, and Nahieli’s son Santhi. Louise had brought down all sorts of second hand clothing, books in Spanish, and miscellaneous kitchenware that is expensive and hard to obtain in Mexico to share with the family, and much of the evening was spent handing out these gifts and getting to know one another. Nahieli speaks English fairly well, but the others speak only ...

A Walking Tour Of Oaxacan Churches

A travel blog entry by z00dles on Jan 28, 2014

7 photos

... of the conquistadors and the catholic church's effect on the local people. The state of Oaxaca covers an area of almost 37,000 square miles with 370 miles of Pacific coastline. Most of the state is mountainous with rugged terrain right down to the coast. It has a large Indigenous population composed of numerous different groups including Mixtec, Náhuatl, and Zapotec. These cultures have survived better than ...

Mezcal and Reflecting

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts on Jan 14, 2014

2 photos

... a religious centre and the name means the place of the dead, built as a gateway between life and death. The site was quite different to other ruins I'd seen in Mexico, as each building had incredibly elaborate carvings on the wall. We wandered, trying to catch some shade from the heat of the afternoon sun and ventured in and around the buildings, with all manner of different geometric designs intricately cut into the stone. Next stop was lunch at a ...

Cooking class: Chiles Rellenos

A travel blog entry by marconelli on Nov 23, 2013

3 comments, 24 photos

... batter stay together better.

  • If your chiles fall apart a little bit, epazote leaves are great rip coverers.
  • DO NOT overflour the chiles before battering.
  • Make sure to have batter on every part of the chiles, daubing batter on while cooking if necessary.
  • The dried chile pasilla ...

  • Parades, BK, guitars, and hambourgesas.

    A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick on Sep 16, 2013

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... way back to the guitar store, and found a beautiful black Fender acoustic guitar. The shop owner wanted 3,400 pesos, far too much for me. Once again, I haggled and managed to bring it to 2,896 for the guitar, a super sturdy case, and four picks. It equaled out to $230 CND. Now as far as I know, finding a nice acoustic Fender brand new for that price in Canada isn't doable, so I was fairly happy with my purchase. I restrung it, and started making some ...