Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
The bus trip from Oaxaca to San Cristobal took 11 hours...so we decided to splurge a little and get a ADO GL (deluxe class, supposedly better than 1st class) to have a better sleep on the bus and arrive all fresh when we arrive in San Cristobal. How wrong we were. The only extra comfort it offered as compared to ADO (1st class) was the 87 cm space …
Gringo central this place with a good mix of barefooted ( by choice) crusties sipping expresso with the well heeled Europeans. Many poor Mayan families from surrounding villages with barefooted, (not by choice) dirty toddlers. Clearly the poorest town we´ve visited, with beggars aplenty, the state has been wracked by religious strife, many …
... our dorm companion introduced himself as Matt, a teacher, from Oldbury.
Before indulging in wine night, we took ourselves on a tour of the town of San Cristobal, it really was an amazing town and I'm definitely glad I got it added to our itinerary. It was however raining so we cut our tour short and headed back to the hostel. On return, Wayne and I booked ourselves on a horse riding trip for the next morning. The wine was ...
... br> Vanaf nu is het nog
ongeveer 3 uren rijden naar San Cristobal de las Casas. Een ouder
koppel in de bus, was al eerder in SC en ze kennen een goed hostel.
We informeren naar de naam en ligging, maar proberen toch het hostel
dat we zelf opgezocht hadden.
We zouden hopen dat we
stilletjes aan beter zouden worden in het uitzoeken van
slaapplaatsen, maar toch is het niet zo. Bij het betreden van Hostel
Las Palamas is onze eerste indruk zeer ...
... before heading to a local supermarket to buy some food to make our dinner that night. We were running quite a bit over our budget after L.A., so decided to start cooking for ourselves again as it saved us quite a bit of money.
When we got back to the hostel, we sat down and started planning the rest of our time in Mexico, as we weren’t entirely sure where we were going to go, and how long for. After a few hours of intense research, we headed down ...