Hotel Azulejos y Tianguis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
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... but this is not very polite, so we didn’t.
When we reached the other end of the town and climebd up that hil, too, we had seen all the town. So what now? We knew of a village called Chamula just 10 kilometers from here that has a nice church where they sacrifice chicken and so on. We took the colectivo for 15 pesos to Chamula and arrived there half an hour later. We checked out the place, went into the ...
... chilly outside as we are higher in the mountains. I used the hot water on the bus to fill the noodle cup I had bought for lunch and had some vegemite saladas too. I slept most of the trip and luckily felt pretty well while napping. We arrived in San Cristobal at 3pm. Situated at 2,300m above sea level in the Chiapan highlands, San Cristóbal has a refreshingly cool climate. Founded by the Spaniards in 1528 and marked by centuries of geographical ...
... Dowries are exchanged for the girl, pretty ones apparently can go for up to 60,000 pesos. The wedding dress can cost 9,000 pesos. The dress looks like a big cape and the patterns on the dress depict the cultural beliefs of the earth, heavens and underworld.
Grandma then makes us some tortillas for a snack. We have this with cheese, beans, green salsa and pumpkin powder. She is like a machine with how quickly she churns out the tortillas - the dough goes into the press ...
... Palacio De Moctezuma and for everyone except me were able to check in. They had one room short as I did not plan to sleep so was more than happy to wait till 12 noon for my room #39 to be ready.
Then all trundled off for a brief orientation tour of town as to where things were ...
... the tiled floor was covered in green pine needles. The walls were lined with statues of saints in cabinets, and all the saints had mirrors around their necks. There were tables in front of these cabinets covered in candles, and then the floor in front of these tables was covered in candles again. Families would come into the church, stand by the door and chant, before selecting a saint to sit in front of where they’d begin to light candles. ...