Raintree's Villa Vera Oaxaca

Xicotencatl No. 212, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68020, Mexico | 5 star hotel
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Beautiful Oaxaca - should have stayed longer

A travel blog entry by heinzdora

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... in. To get to Hierve el Agua you must first get a collectivo to Mitla which is about an hour away. Then once in Mitla you then have to find a collectivo pick up truck to take you to Hierve el Agua. We found the pick up collectivo easy enough but the driver wasn't going to go up unless he had at least 4 passengers. We waited for a while but it was pretty obvious that business was going to be slow that day. We asked for the cost of just taking the two of us up and he says 400 ...

Una Calenda a parade to the patron saint of Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by dlareau

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... stars (think parade of the roses), crosses and other shapes and they were dancing and spinning. But then came the munecas, dolls, but these dolls were twenty feet tall with a person at the base. Their arms were weighted so that as the person danced it looked like a huge person was dancing (expect to see these at the next farm party)! There were trucks with wild displays and adorable children dressed as Mary and Joesph. ...

Getting started

A travel blog entry by marconelli

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... photos show. It belongs to an American architect named Lance LaVine, who teaches at the University of Minnesota. He and a Mexican architect (Daniel) built a pair of houses that are cleverly nested together; Daniel lives in one, Lance and Linda live part-time in the other. (They spend winter quarters here, during which -- get this -- Lance teaches a graduate seminar at the University of Minnesota on Mexican architecture. The seminar, of course, ...

Day 3: Mexico City to Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by holliem

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... Where I tried chicken rice & mole. Shannon didn't have anything to eat as she was doing a detox and only drinking juice. Crazy. Shannon and I strolled around the zocola. It was all lit up with lights for Independence Day next week. There were people all in the square selling balloons, there was a clown performing which drew a big crowd. Shannon and I returned to the hostel where I met Lucy from Brisbane, 22 year old who has been traveling all ...

Day - 51 Lazy Sunday

A travel blog entry by jayandbob

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... for tomorrow being Monday, then we would do another Spanish class Tuesday and leave Oaxaca city Wednesday to head to the coast of Oaxaca which is Puerto Escondido on Wednesday. That afternoon and evening we didn't do much, Bobbie was feeling sick with a virus and I thought I was getting it too, so we rested up in our room watched tv, studied more Spanish and had subway for dinner. Getting a good rest before tomorrow's big day of being ...

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