Parador San Miguel
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
Breakfast in Mexico is no doubt one of my favorite activities. Since Sunday is the one day most people are off of work they spend it with their families. Up first? Breakfast. In Oaxaca that is serious business. Traditional breakfast in Oaxaca is barbacoa (looks like barbecue, even sounds like barbecue but, it's not) It's Borrego; young goat, less …
I could tell by the view as Aeroméxico flight# 543 was preparing to touch down that it was going to be a beautiful day in southern Mexico. The countryside glowing from the morning light, the checkerboard fields of different shades of green, and the flowing mountainside with a background of exploding clouds against a blue sky. This is Oaxaca, one …
... walk, and noticed the mountains in the distance. Deciding I wanted a nice photo of them, I began to walk closer. I was only satisfied with the location 45 minutes later, in a far part of the town. My instincts told me to go home but I really wanted to get that photo, I had come all that way! I noticed a viaduct that had a perfect vantage point but unfortunately there was no way up. I walked down the steps to a little park directly below the viaduct and walked ...
... while Leah and I walked with our guide. The first two thirds of our hike were on a dirt road, which leads down the mountain to a trout farm. We all enjoyed seeing the trout swimming around in their manmade pools fed by the river. Two of them would later be our lunch.
From there, we all proceeded on foot, on a path through the woods, to some beautiful cascades. It is clear Micah and Zola have become accustomed ...
... at a very small restaurant where we had lunch, which was Quesadilla, a folded tortilla with cheese in between, where you can add vegetables and salsa to as you prefer. After that we were ready for part two and three of our triathlon. First up was a short hike where we could see some water springs and also a great view. After that came the swimming part. Some of the springs formed pools, much like Pamukale in Turkey. At that point the weather was already ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
Prime location, great atmosphere, super food. Inside courtyard is old colonial, elegant and romantic.
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