Hotel Oaxaca Real
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Oaxaca Real
In a great location at only three blocks from the main square. My room is large but very dark. The hotel has a lovely pool area and serves a good breakfast. I would recommend this hotel.
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Today we drove out to the ancient Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban, situated on a flattened hilltop. The Zapotecs first occupied Monte Alban around 500 BC. Between 200 BC and 350 AD, it was a major city that dominated the Oaxaca region and was at its peak from about AD 300 to 700, with a population of about 25,000. It was abandoned somewhere between …
The 4 hour drive to Oaxaca (pronounced, wah-hah-kah) took 5 hours due to road works. As soon as we arrived Gabriel started our walking tour with lunch in a courtyard restaurant that served great food. Rodney (one of our group) had grasshopper and said it was delicious. Each to their own! After lunch our walk to the main square and the market took …
... little valley where he had beat back the forest to make places for his hair sheep to graze. he had a couple of greenhouse where he was growing tomatoes, onions, chard, cilantro and few other odds and ends.
The kids were quickly adopted by his grandchild of three years named Dulce (sweet in Spanish). AS we toured around the hilled farm he showed us his brothers farm across the valley were he had aquaculture of trout set up, and his other brothers on ...
... 2) was brought from Mexico City and installed the next day. It worked intermittently, and caused the uninterruptible power supply (into which our router is plugged) to go nuts. Next, a representative of the Federal Water Supply District came by and determined our pump required more electricity than our neighborhood is supplied with. What is needed, he said, is a new transformer for the zone, and we took hope when we ...
... that was quite a lot. The markets are a riot of colour, sounds and smells. A delight for all the senses. Throughout the day we sampled many many (no seriously, many) foods right across the spectrum including but not limited to:
Chapulines (Grasshoppers - yeah we did!)
Jugos (juices - so frickin' cheap and so damn good)
Hot Chocolate (comes with a delicious sweet bread for dunking)
Various Ice Creams and Sorbets - including mezcal ice ...