Oaxaca – fiestas in a cobbled town

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Category: Mexico / Location: Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico / Date: 11 Jul-2014
  • Mexico City to Oaxaca
    The view from the bus on our journey from Mexico City to Oaxaca
  • Mexico City to Oaxaca
    The view from the bus on our journey from Mexico City to Oaxaca
  • Mexico City to Oaxaca
    The view from the bus on our journey from Mexico City to Oaxaca
  • Mexico City to Oaxaca
    The view from the bus on our journey from Mexico City to Oaxaca
  • Oaxacan Street
    A Oaxacan Street, leading down to the Santo Domingo church
  • Oaxacan Tasting Plate
    The Oaxacan tasting plate
  • Santo Domingo Church
    Santo Domingo Church, Oaxaca
  • Street corn
    A street vendor selling grilled and boiled corn
  • Market Stall
    A market stall in one of the many markets of Oaxaca
  • Casa Angel Hostel
    Casa Angel Hostel - where we stayed whilst in Oaxaca
  • Bird seller
    A bird seller walking the streets with bird cages piled high
  • Cactus selling on the street
    Pruning and selling cactus on the street
  • Chocolate
    La Soledad, one of the many chocolate shops in Oaxaca
  • Chocolate
    Making chocolate in Oaxaca at La Soledad
  • Chocolate
    Chocolate for sale at La Soledad
  • Envia Tour
    The butchers shop in Santo Domingo Tomaltepec
  • Envia Tour
    The butcher showing her craft in Santo Domingo Tomaltepec
  • Envia Tour
    Santo Domingo Tomaltepec, with our tour van down the hill
  • Envia Tour
    Cocoa beans, roasted nibs and chocolate
  • Envia Tour
    The church in Teotitlan del Valle
  • Envia Tour
    The view from the weavers house, Teotitlan del Valle
  • Envia Tour
    Old lady pulling wool whilst a younster stands guard
  • Envia Tour
    Showing how the natural dye process works for dying wool
  • Envia Tour
    Weaving in action, Teotitlan del Valle
  • Envia Tour
    A weaver in the photo and some dyed wool ready for weaving
  • Envia Tour
    The finished articles by weavers of Teotitlan del Valle
  • Envia Tour
    The view from the street outside the weavers house, Teotitlan del Valle
  • Fiesta
    A fiesta parading down the street oustide of our restaurant
  • Fiesta
    Oaxaca in party mood
  • Fiesta
    Parade down the main street in Oaxacan historic downtown
  • Fiesta
    Dancing down the street in a fiesta
  • Fiesta
    The parade reaches the main square, Zocolo
  • Fiesta
    The parade reaches the main square, Zocalo
  • Fiesta
    The fiesta outside the City Cathedral, Oaxaca
  • Fiesta
    Everyone's best friend, handing out free mezcal to willing participants
  • Fiesta
    The fiesta from afar in the Zocalo, main town sqaure
  • Monte Alban
    A ball court in the ancient city of Monte Alban
  • Monte Alban
    The view of the Oaxacan Valley from Monte Alban
  • Monte Alban
    The ruins of Monte Alban
  • Monte Alban
    Monte Alban, from a vantage point looking down
  • Monte Alban
    Monte Alban, from a vantage point looking down
  • Monte Alban
    Monte Alban, from a vantage point looking down
  • Barbecue Alley
    Choosing your vendor in barbecue alley
  • Barbecue Alley
    Aptly named 'Barbecue Alley'
  • Barbecue Alley
    Walking into Barbecue Alley
  • Barbecue Alley
    Our meal in Barbecue Alley
  • Barbecue Alley
    The entertainment in Barbecue Alley
  • Los Pacos Mole
    The combination plate at Los Pacos, trying six kinds of mole
  • Los Pacos Mole
    A delicious plate of mole

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