Hotel Las Palmas

Address: Calle Guamuchil 206, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 70989, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca


A travel blog entry by bex-edd on May 14, 2015

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... of days exploring and enjoyed a walk into town every night from our slightly out of town accommodation which felt very much like staying at someone's house instead of a hostel, which we rather liked. Bizarrely there was a 6pm rainstorm like clockwork each night, but even this was rather beautiful and atmospheric and it was certainly warm enough not to mind getting too wet.

We took a day trip to the nearby Mont Alban (white mountain), our first ...

Mercados, Mercados!

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Feb 22, 2015

3 comments, 14 photos

... very hot, live fire. One of these empanadas can fill you up for hours. The biggest revelation were the tamales. At home these are weeny affairs, cornmeal filled with a little spicy meat and wrapped in corn husks. Here they are large savory affairs, masa -- cornmeal -- stuffed with one of several moles and mixtures of meat and vegetables. Fabulous! To help wash these down there are jug (juice) stands that where you can buy mixtures ...

Thoughts on language, culture, kids and leaving

A travel blog entry by dlareau on Jan 16, 2014

8 photos

... that he was really understanding me. I said something in the past tense and he even got that, asking him where he learned that word he thought it was in Colorado, but then figured that he had heard it at soccer practice and had figured out what it meant without really knowing the conjugation at all. It was really exciting, and made me realize I wish they could now join a real school and work it out with the language. I wish we had stayed with a family ...

Oaxacan weaving

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Nov 27, 2013

32 photos

... pear cactus plant by adding various amounts of either lime or baking soda.

Like many countries that I have visited, all the colours are made from natural plants, ...

Mexico City to Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by waynenwendy on Oct 23, 2013

2 comments, 32 photos

... evening to belt out their favorite ballads. Another afternoon while we were aimlessly strolling along a street, a local approached us and asked if we would like to see a nearby gourmet food market. His English was very good and as we could see many people in the area we reluctantly followed him, but not sure what to expect. He walked us through many aisles explaining the produce and what it was used for, what to look for ...

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