Casa Na Bolom
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... we had a free afternoon to do as we pleased. Jerry, Mark, Liz, Rodney and myself went off to explore the markets. We started in the local market which seemed to go on forever. When we found the craft market we thought we were in seventh heaven. On the way back to the hotel I bought a backpack from a little boutique craft shop.
After a pleasant but exhausting number of hours in the craft market, he 5 of us went to dinner at a restaurant called "500 Noches" ...
... Zina, was perhaps more modern in that most houses had satellite dishes for television and Internet. While the churches were catholic they followed the Pope's teachings. Our highlight here was a visit to a family home . Here the women had taken up weaving and their home was a workshop with the women involved in weaving and embroidering artefacts for sale and to supplement the family income. 95 year old granny was supervising operations. We were shown how ...
... are still wear their traditional dress made of black sheep wool. They're very independent and private. There is a catholic church here with religious figures inside but they have their own ceremonies inside, the floor is covered with pine needles, giving the inside a wonderful smell. There were a lot of people lighting hundreds of candles on the floor, praying softly. Some of the worshippers had chickens which they were going to sacrifice. Around the walls were glass ...
... until 8:30. So we all just chilled out discussing what to do for the day. Then Paddy & Travis arrived. They were all able to check in and shower but I had to wait for my room to be cleaned. It was around 10:30, after we had demolished a gorgeous breakfast of pancakes, fruit, yoghurt & granola. As well as some empanadas on the side. With full belly's and four out of five of us showered, we decided to find out what San Cristobal had to offer. And ...
... or primary school (remember those only take care 5h a day). The center educates children rights, balanced food and accompany the (mostly single) mothers, who suffer a lot from maltreatment. When i was talking to Robina a young mother of 2 entered to say hello. She appeared to be only 16 (!), forced to mary a 40 year old alcoholic when she was only 11 and missing several teeth thanks to her lovely husband. SYJAC saved her, and accompanied her to live now independant. ...