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Monte Alban Day Trip from Oaxaca
"Monte Alban whose name means ‘White Mountain’ is located on a vast mountaintop expanse with spectacular 360-degree views of the city and surrounding Oaxaca Valley. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Oaxaca City the pre-Columbian archeological site is considered the most magnificent of the region’s ancient ruins. Upon pickup from your hotel at 10am travel by comfortable coach to the site located approximately 20 minutes away. You’ll explore the immense and well-preserved complex on foot as you tour the grounds with your knowledgeable guide. Visit pyramids
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"Monte Alban
"Monte Alban Arrazola Coyotepec and Cuilapam Full-Day Tour from Oaxaca""Upon pickup from your hotel at 10am travel by comfortable coach to Monte Alban located approximately 20 minutes from Oaxaca. Translated as ‘White Mountain
From $47.00
 
Mexican Cooking Class
"Your day will start with a hotel pick-up. Then you will get ready to start your class at 9:30am.Hands-on classes ensure you will leave prepared to recreate the dishes when you get home. There is no better way to get to know a place than through i a recipe manual and a free gift bag. Lunch and drinks are also included.After the class we will provide transportation back to your hotel."""This cooking class offers a delicious culinary and cultural experience that explore a variety of Southern Mexican cuisine. Join us on this 3.5-hour tour and live it by yourself!title=Highlights&1=Southern+Mexican+cooking+workshop+in+Huatulco&2=Receive+hands-on+experience+creating+regional+dishes+and+savor+the+results&3=Receive+a+souvenir+recipe+book+for+recreating+the+dishes+at+home&4=Get+expert+advice+from+a+local+cook&5=An+ide"""Santa María Huatulco
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More Off The Beaten Path in Monte Albán

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Textiles

The Aztec warriors who opposed the conquistadors as they invaded central Mexico wore armor incorporating cotton padding. Of course, this padding may have been effective against the primitive weapons...
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Get off the beaten path

When in Monte Alban, go exploring off the path. The great thing about visiting Mexican archeological sites is that almost anything goes! I mean, they do have ropes for places where they don't want you...
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Great vegetation

When we arrived at Monte Alban, we started by walking around the site in order to arrive behind the Northern platform, like this we did see a part of the typical vegetation of this area.We did also...
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Beautiful flowers

Our guide Rolando could not only tell us interesting information on this site, but was also a real nature lover.Like this, he pointed us some beautiful flowers which were growing in between the ruins...
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Colours

Thanks to Rolando, our Zapotec guide, we did see a lot of plants; also on certain herbs he explained how these herbs were used by the locals to heal some diseases
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Things to Do Near Monte Albán

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Monte Alban

on 19th februari 2008 iwalked from my hostel to hotel Rivera del Angel at Mina 518 between the streets diaz ordaz and mier y teran. here booked a van for 38 pesos return. low season first goes at...
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Jardin Etnobotanico

I think it is a scam but maybe people who have a lot of intrest dont find it. i took pictures of the botanica garden from the balconies at the cultural centre. from there i walked to the entrance of...
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Tree of Tule

El Tule's ancient ahuehuete (water cypress) tree is reputed to have the largest girth of any tree on earth. It may be, it may not - one thing is for sure - it is one big tree: 58 metres around -...
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Mitla

Well, that's one theory put forward by archaeologists about the grand complex of palaces at Mitla. There's some evidence to support this theory - it is known that this was the burial place of Zapotec...
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