Hotel Casa Las Mercedes
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... about a trip we took last weekend into a remote part of Oaxaca called the Sierra Norte.
We left via the second class bus station, quite different in flavor that the first class station though which we arrived. After being sent from one end to the other to find the right bus we finally made it. We were on our way to a town called Benito Juarez. For those who do not know Benito Juarez was a revered leader of Mexcio who was a native to and an Indian ...
... the drawings that are placed on walls by volunteer artists and the tapestries that are hung for public display. They're almost always colorful and eye-catching, at the very least.
Well, Elly thinks that our Water Saga may amuse you, so I'll leave it to her to tell the tale. Then on to the photo essay.
The Water Saga
For those of you who are not interested in the intricate details of living in ...
... calculated the costs, practiced some keywords, and went back to haggle. Sure enough, my persistence and skill managed to lower the price by $1,000 pesos. ;) I then chatted with the ladies at the front desk for a bit before retiring to my cozy room. Now here I am, resting, and beginning to realize I'm ready for bed. If this first day says anything about this trip, it's that it's going to be full of surprises, pleasant and unpleasant; I welcome both. ...
... s, salsa, guacamole, quesadillas (with grasshopper and with squash and blossom!), light mole ( local sauce made with 12or 17 ingredients , including chillis and depending on colour- black one usually is chocolate) stuffed peppers, cucumber and chilli juice and chocolate ice-cream! Back in the kitchen we we all given aprons and set to work. The four months of no cooking for Davina meant that she was in her element chopping away! We all helped out in the ...
... So, we’re settling back into a routine. Leah’s plugging away at her book and a grant application she’s collaborating on, the kids are enjoying school, and I am now taking Spanish classes. Leah and I decided that we would like to use weekends to explore all that Oaxaca has to offer. This past Saturday, we visited the Árbol del Tule (the Tree of Tule), about a 25 minute drive from our house. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility