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WE STAYED A WEEK IN A TIMESHARE EXCHANGE WHICH WAS UP IN THE HILLS (San Felipe de Agua), easily accessible to the city by taxi or bus.

There seemed to be a dearth of tourists, probably still from the civil strife of a year+ ago, and therefore, the vendors were probably a little more insistent, but otherwise, the city is very comfortable, friendly, easy-going--DELIGHTFUL!!

Definitely a week is not too long to spend here; as browsing the mercados, taking the tours to nearby archeological, historical sites, some museums and lounging in the zocalo are all 'MUSTS'.

  • Last visit to Estado de Oaxaca: Mar 2008
  • Intro Written Mar 18, 2008
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2010 at 3:11 PM

    This sounds like a fascinating area, especially the archeological and historical sites!

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2010 at 2:35 PM

    I was in this area some years ago-35 years-and loved the scenery and wonderful weather. Nice work of the beloved place.

  • betska's Profile Photo
    Jul 11, 2010 at 2:09 AM

    I tasted Mole in Cambodia (believe it or not...) and loved it.....can't wait to try the real thing in Mexico!

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2010 at 8:08 PM

    great tips Trish!

  • wise23girl's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2009 at 4:04 PM

    I think I may have been here before but it is great information

  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    Nov 26, 2009 at 4:26 AM

    Great page, Trish. Love the tip about Sacred ruins of MITLA. Good photos too.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2009 at 8:40 PM

    Like the look of those knitted bags Trish, nice being able to wash them and keep them looking like new. As you said " a great gift idea!"

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    May 28, 2009 at 7:24 AM

    Would love to see more of your visit to this great place.

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