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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
Where should I start? It makes sense to start at the beginning but we have been in San Cristobal de las Casas in the Chiapas for 10 days and we have done so much! It is such a great place to visit with so many interesting little nooks and corners - something for everyone.
When we arrived, it was really cold here and it rained for a whole …
After the tourist scene at the beach we were glad to be nestled high in the Chiapan mountains in San Cristobal de las Casas. Cobblestone streets roll across the colonial Spanish city, filled with Mayan women dressed in sheep skin skirts and colorful blouses, barefoot international tourists (wannabe Mayans), merchants hawking their goods, students …
San Cristobel was a nice town with a great walking street with heaps of shops, markets and restaurants. We just walked around had some cheap Mexican food for dinner and then back to our average hotel. We didn't have a very nice room but the best beds we had had in a very long time and because it was a bit colder at night we slept great.
Early start the next morning well 9am. ...
... maar huppel mank verder de bosjes in. Ik moet dringend.
Vermoedelijk kan half Guatemala mijn blote billen zien, maar het kan
me niet schelen. Ik hurk tussen de bosjes en stekelige struiken.
Dan kan de steile tocht
bergop beginnen. De weg gaat zo recht omhoog dat iedereen moeite
heeft om niet met rugzak en al achterover te vallen. De ondergrond
is dan nog eens zo glad dat je gewoon terug achteruit schuift terwijl
je stapt. Het gaat heel traag en ...
... to San Cristóbal flew by, and we were both exhausted from all the talking by the time the taxi dropped us off in the Zócalo. We waved goodbye to the lovely couple, and made our way towards B&B Gite del Sol. We had booked to stay in a private en suite room for $280 per night. The room was small and basic, but the bed was comfy and bug free so we had no complaints.
Once we had checked in, we left our bags in the room and headed back towards the ...