Santa Helena Plaza Hotel

Galeana #304, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oaxaca

Ruins, waterfalls and more Mezcal!

A travel blog entry by mini_v on Apr 10, 2014

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Another early morning start at 8am for a very big day of sightseeing with the full group! Coffee at our hotel not strong enough so still bleary-eyed, we got on the bus and met our guide for the day, Benito. It was soooo cold, bad bad decision to wear my shorts! We drove for around half an hour to our first stop, Monte Alban ruins. Monte Alban (also known as the Sacred Hill) was built in around 500BC by ...


A travel blog entry by melodyandbrad on Nov 02, 2013

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As beautiful as Oaxaca is, we ventured into the surrounding area for Mezcal, ancient ruins, calcified waterfalls and a giant tree. First we visited the widest tree in the world, called Tule, next to a colonial church. Then after blowing a tyre we made it to the top of Hierve el Agua (two calcified waterfalls) with a rock pool on top to enjoy the incredible views. Next we explored Mont Alban ...

Books, guitar, naps + illness

A travel blog entry by ryanpatrick on Sep 18, 2013

3 comments, 4 photos

... day. I'm looking into where I'm going after Oaxaca, as my plans have sort of changed with hurricanes surrounding the state and coast. Sorry today wasn't as interesting as yesterday! Take Care, and Adios! Something has messed up my insides, and it really hurts. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow if I can't fix it with these remedies ...

Day - 50 Amigos del Sol

A travel blog entry by jayandbob on Aug 03, 2013

... he was a little impressed with our Spanish. We also tried tamales for the first time, another famous Mexican dish that's boiled and served in a banana leaf, not sure what's in it but it has a corn starch dough around the outside and it's black in the middle. We both ate it all and it was pretty tasty too. When we went to leave it was pouring with rain so we stayed an hour and had a few more beers and listened to the band playing in the bar area. It was another top ...

Oaxaca, "on top of the Guaje tree"

A travel blog entry by chasqui1970 on Jul 27, 2013

37 photos

... the crisp blue skies blanketing the city. Music was still full bore but my tank was on empty. I headed back to Hotel Parador de San Miguel..................

...........until Mr. Fausto Cruz rang and decided we would go for a walk around town and find something to eat together. By 10:00 PM we were off again. "Follow the music" sounded like a good idea. The Plaza was dying down or probably just taking a rest. ...


This hotel, located on Galeana #304, Oaxaca, is near MARO, Golden Cactus Gallery, Galeria Sergio Bustamente, and Huijazoo Tomb.
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