Questions tagged [oaxaca]

Use for travel question concerning the *Estado Libre y Soberano de Oaxaca*, one of the federative entities of Mexico, and for that state’s capital and the municipality Oaxaca de Juárez. The state is on the Pacific Ocean towards the south of the country, the capital inland.

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Salina Cruz, Oaxaca safety? [closed]

I know Oaxaca is flagged as a travel advisory level 2, but so are a bunch of other places that are fine to travel to. However, Salina Cruz is called out specifically as a no go for gov employees. My ...
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Are there any hostels or similar accommodation in the highlands along route 175 from Oaxaca City to Pochutla?

I'm about to travel from Mexico City to the beaches on the Oaxaca coast. Having done this trip many times but not for at least 8 years I have some idea but know few details. There is a winding route ...
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Town or village in Oaxaca State that is “the home of mezcal”?

Everybody knows you can visit tequila distilleries in the town of Tequila, Jalisco State. But you can also visit distilleries of Mexico's less famous spirit/liquor, mezcal, in Oaxaca State. I know ...
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Can I get by using only Spanish in Oaxaca?

I speak ok Spanish. It was good enough on my first visit to Mexico DF once. Oaxaca is known for linguistic diversity given the high percentage of indigenous population. But it's also a pretty ...