Hotel Parador Crespo

Address: Crespo # 526, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

Oaxaca Experiences

A travel blog entry by sandy1948 on May 02, 2015

55 photos

... to head to Puerto Escondido on the Oaxacan coast.

An evening treat involved a Labor Day parade down my street and right past Sol y Luna, where I was eating my last Oaxacan dinner. This is a big holiday here and fun celebration. It is always on May 1, so, not always on a Friday, making a long holiday weekend!

Tomorrow, I have another 10 - 12 hour bus trip to the coast! Ugh!! At last the 1st class, Mexican buses are nice and. Lean, and inexpensive!!


Petrified waterfalls, ancient trees and mezcal

A travel blog entry by segacs on Dec 25, 2014

19 photos

... day tours all have obligatory shopping stops someplace where they can get a percentage. This one was no exception. We stopped off at a local weaving factory where we got a demonstration of the loom, wool spinning, dying and design process. They demonstrated the dye on my hands, so I had a lovely purple stain on them for the rest of the day. And of course, everything there was for sale, which normally would have annoyed me if not for the fact that I love Mexican ...

Beautiful Oaxaca - should have stayed longer

A travel blog entry by heinzdora on Jun 04, 2014

2 comments, 30 photos

... more like quince (15) or viente (20). Its nice walk through the little village but its raining so not as enjoyable.

We get to the entrance and pay 25 pesos each and walk a bit further down. The sights of the pools will wow you. They are turquoise green and clear. The one on top has a tree planted close to it and the one below looks like an infinity pool. The cliff drop is at the end of the pool but nothing to worry since there is a natural rock wall to stop you ...

Una Calenda a parade to the patron saint of Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by dlareau on Dec 17, 2013

1 comment, 4 photos

... around a few blocks and started to follow a lot of police cars with lights on and ran into the most amazing parade ever.
As I got there it seemed to be stopped, but at that same time I got there the band at the front started up and and the parade resumed. Then another band further down the street started up and it was amazing. There were ladies dressed in traditional dresses with big baskets of flowers put together ...

Getting started

A travel blog entry by marconelli on Oct 31, 2013

8 comments, 19 photos

... photos show. It belongs to an American architect named Lance LaVine, who teaches at the University of Minnesota. He and a Mexican architect (Daniel) built a pair of houses that are cleverly nested together; Daniel lives in one, Lance and Linda live part-time in the other. (They spend winter quarters here, during which -- get this -- Lance teaches a graduate seminar at the University of Minnesota on Mexican architecture. The seminar, of course, ...