Parador Plaza

Address: Murguia 104, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca


A travel blog entry by michadventure on Sep 02, 2014

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... site of Monte Alban. This is one of the earliest places where it is believed that corn came from - and it's relatives, squash and beans. Cave people are understood to have made the first transition from wandering to sedimentary agriculture here and then began to cross pollinate seeds and to plow the land and therefore the amount of corn that is planted in each area is indicative of the size of the population because of the size of the corn field.
Monte Alban is ...

Eat Everything You Can

A travel blog entry by nmblohm on Jul 18, 2014

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Today was our last day of classes and we decided to go out with a bang. Unfortunately, I don't think the classes challenged us as much as we would have liked (probably due to us taking the placement exam after extensive cross-country traveling and little sleep) but we met some interesting people and really enjoyed our teacher. The institute itself had a great atmosphere, and was buzzing with young and ...

HIGHLIGHTS Tues 26 Nov: Puebla > Oaxaca

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Nov 27, 2013

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With a 10 am departure had enough time for a quick walk around Puebla.

A 4 hour drive to Oaxaca (pronounced wa-ha-ka) broken with a pit stop and a taste of tamale. ...

Festival Orígenes

A travel blog entry by marconelli on Nov 17, 2013

1 comment, 19 photos

... the more than 100 different regional dishes and we all dove in.

Unfortunately it became immediately clear to us that we were not going to be able to sample everything, or even close to it. So we had to pick and choose carefully. Even so, I found myself passing up dozens of kinds of soups, stews, tamales, enchiladas, etc. in order to leave room for the few choices I could fit on my plate. We did make sure, however, to sample ...

Oaxaca - Monte Albon and lunch in a village house

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebra on Sep 12, 2013

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... grind it up and mix the paste and package it up for you. They also make mole paste. I had a cold chocolate drink - delicious and James had a hot one with a brioche bun which you dipped in - so French. Then off out to the village where they make the painted animals - Santa Cruz, Xoxocotlan. The house we visited was where it all began and the Jiminez family are still making the objects in the same home though it is pretty huge and fancy now. We had a traditional lunch which ...

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