Hotel Oaxaca Real
Travel Blogs from Oaxaca
... to end it all nicely we took a tour of a Mezcal factory to enjoy free tasting. It is clear now that Tequila has nothing on Mezcal. We could have stayed longer in Oaxaca with its art filled streets, intense markets, mole and chocolate everywhere but we decided to move on to San Christobal. We planned to volunteer at an orphanage in Oaxaca but we quickly found out we were not really needed. They ...
... as I had researched it before I left Australia. So I had a look through the artists books but nothing jumped out at me. I explained that I wanted a traditional catrina. So the guy looked it up on the net and found one that I liked immediately. Price $3000 pesos & he needed half an hour to draw it up. So paddy and I continued on looking for the English book shop. Asking directions and getting sent in 5 different directions or getting blank looks. Finally we stumbled onto the store. I ...
... but each town has their own signature products to the area you are in. Oaxaca seems to be lots of hand made traditional clothes, wooden hand made toys, tapestries that are hand woven and mescal, a drink that is only made in Oaxaca similar to tequila. Also lots of bracelets and jewelry. The day before on our walk we met local who hand makes his jewelry with Mexican stones and twisting metal. He was only ...
Ah what to say about mexico? It is a very different place. Almost everything operates differently, dueto both the indigenas and spanish influence. So far the people have been very friendly and in oaxaca they seem very used to tourists who speak broken spanish, but i still get starred at on the street, maybe because of my red hair. My family is lovely, but i feel, probably because of my bad spanish that i am in their way or am being ...
... file cabinet to go to for vocabulary. And, slowly.
Cooking class – Last month, I joined some of my language school mates and took a cooking class. The day’s menu was mole negro, mole verde, “Azteca” soup, and freshly made tortillas. The class was made up of three Americans, two Dutch, and one Brazilian. After a brief introduction, we were all assigned jobs – grinding spices, crushing ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility