Hostal de la Noria
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Oaxaca is a charming Mexican city with a leafy square, cathedral and a wealth of museums and art galleries. On my first afternoon, during a dramatic thunderstorm, I wandered around the square and then visited the Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, housed in a spectacular monastery next to the beautiful Iglesia de Santo Domingo. Today my first port of …
Saturday 13th May 2012. Into the hills
Monte Alban – Olmec 500bc – Mixla - then Zapotec
We are really looking forward to this trip today Monte Alban is located 9km west of Oaxaca and is the site of some massive Zapotecan temples which are perched on a hilltop with magnificent views so let's hope …
After our early start we had no holdups and arrived at Oaxaca on time at 9.30. Our pickup was a bit late so enjoyed the sun. Another rep at the airport called the Co for us and someone did come about 20minutes later ,All our time in Mexico City it's been warm but with a lot of heat haze so it was really nice to actually see the sun.
... along to the music. The zocalo is also very festive. There is a stage set up with more clowns entertaining the crowds as well as musicians. The rains don't even deter the crowds today. Everyone is still out and about.
We eat a light dinner and head back to the hostel to chill out.
Day 4: we are picked up at the hostel by our tour guide Eric from Tierraventura at 8.20am. We pick up a lovely Aussie couple from Melbourne - Drew and Ingrid and we head out ...
One of the most striking differences between Mexico and the U.S. is the children. Here, they don't just look different, but they behave differently with other kids as well as adults, an aspect especially notable in their interaction with their parents, at least in public. (Caveat: our observations are obviously very superficial and ignore the fact that forced child labor as well as all forms of child abuse are rampant throughout Mexico. Further, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal de la Noria Oaxaca
We loved our time here, good rooms, great food, extremely helpful staff, close to Zocalo Plaza can't think of any minus sides.
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