Raintree's Villa Vera Oaxaca

Xicotencatl No. 212, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68020, Mexico | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

Oaxaca (ohh-hwhaka)

A travel blog entry by maroline

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... opposite street corner to escape the smell and not gag. But he comes jogging over with his bag of grasshoppers and wants to stop and get some more beers on the way home so he can sample them together. I want to puke all over again. We stock up on veggies at the local supermarket and seeing as there's no one else currently staying at our hostel, we cook them up and watch TV. Feels like we've got the whole place to ourselves which is great. Tomorrow we're heading to ...

Cooking class: Chiles Rellenos

A travel blog entry by marconelli

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Not long after our arrival in Oaxaca, we learned that our housekeeper, Fernanda, is also an excellent cook, and it didn't take long for Elly to arrange a cooking lesson with her. So one recent Saturday morning, Fernanda arrived with all the fixings we would need to prepare one of our favorite dishes, chiles ...

One of the funnest days of my entire life

A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick

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... myself, ah you sneaky *******! The next stop was Mitla, an archeological site of the Zapotec and Mixtec people. On the way there, Harris, Gal, Netta and I really got talking. They seemed to be very interesting and smart people. In Mitla, we were told to roam around while our guide toured the Spanish people, and he would meet up with us after. The structures were very interesting. It appeared that the Zapotec and the Miztec ( from the north) had worked together. The ...

14,000 Miles to date !!!

A travel blog entry by davey1212

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... in front in case there is a pothole. Manhole covers are also stolen for the scrap value so the front wheel could go in there !! Every time the traffic stops or slows a number of street sellers are walking between vehicles selling newspapers, nuts, sweets, phone accessories, cuddly toys (honest) etc. That happens on the main roads also at speed bumps and junctions.

EVENTUALLY I escaped ...

Day 84

A travel blog entry by maccamate52

Hired a private driver and did some sightseeing. Saw the following:- Cuilapam - a majestic Dominican ex-convent. Santa Maria el Tule - the main attraction of this town is the 2,000 year old drooping juniper. It is 56 metres in diameter! Hierve el Agua - there are the petrified waterfalls, a natural phenomenon. One of only two in the world. Mitla - ancient zapatee ceremonial centre. The name of this famous archaeological site means "place of the ...

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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent