Hostel Las Palomas

Address: Barrio de la Merced Calle Guadalupe Victoria 47, San Cristobal de las Casas, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 29240, Mexico | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Barrio de la Merced Calle Guadalupe Victoria 47, San Cristobal de las Casas, is near La Recoleccion.
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        Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas

        Once upon a time in Mexico...

        A travel blog entry by campbell-louw on Apr 18, 2015

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        A travel blog entry by shneezelor on Sep 16, 2014

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        A travel blog entry by shneezelor on Sep 12, 2014

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