Hotel Casa Las Mercedes
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... enough to give us both gifts. She gave Bobbie a nice little hand painted bowl and me a toy that I've seen in the markets where you try to flip a wooden ball on string onto a point of the handle, they're only small gifts, but it was so nice of her, such a lovely lady. After breakfast we walked up to the meeting point, we got there a bit early so we did some revision in the park next door and waited. Soon enough Rogelio rocked ...
... breeds. There was also one mischievous cat (who scoffed our bread rolls!). We checked out the room that would be ours but we took one look at the walls and the dusty mattress and bare floor. It certainly didn't look very appealing. Eventually a battered mitsibishi pick up, with a disabled man driving who goes by the name of Hugo (pronounced 'ugo') pulled up the driveway to meet us. He took us back to his house and invited us to stay the night. The rooms at his house were very ...
... morning all we had planned to do was get all the necessary ingredients for our Christmas dinner! This is a bit of a task in Mexico, roasts and gravy are not their traditional foods! We decided to get breakfast first, arrived at the lobby where you get served breakfast at 10.10am. We ordered breakfast and we're still sitting there at 10.45am with nothing in front of us, it seemed our breakfast must have escaped as a mouse ran across the floor towards the exit, ...
... southern light. Oaxaca has top-class museums, lovely architecture, charming inns and hotels and its own flavorsome version of Mexican cuisine.
After a bumpy 6 hour minibus ride from Puerto Escondido, we arrived to the colonial town of Oaxaca (pronounced Wah-hack-ah). I'd picked a luxury hostel out of the guidebook that apparently had flat screen TVs in the dorms; a girls only bathroom complete ...
... to important to note:
1) Women were the #1. They tended to be the privileged ones in town.
2) Jaguars were extremely sacred – there is quite a bit of symbolism between jaguar fangs and the seasons.
3) Time and seasons are incredibly important, and their symbolism resonates throughout the ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed