Hotel Azulejos y Tianguis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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... well equipped kitchen meal time was always a pleasure. Puerta Vieja was a very social hostel with a couple of free cocktail nights a week and a jug or two of Mojitos led to a rare party night out on the town for us. I loved all the original shape VW Beatles driving around in this quaint little town, the original Beetle plant was still operational in Mexico until 2003, meaning some these classic cars driving around were just over ten years old! San Cristobal is a beautiful ...
... us for the night in her house. Later that evening we went out with her and her roommates. As much as we didn't like the city, so much we loved that perfect night out. Good music and good people around us!
We headed back to Cancun the next day, from where we immediately took a ferry to Isla Mujeres. A laid back atmosphere and good people around us made for a good time again. We spent another day in Cancun afterwards, as we had found out we could go to a waterpark ...
... I was in town with my 'I love feet' tshirt... (see previous posts for that reference!) We enjoyed an extraordinarily cheap meal of tacos- not the crispy tex mex kind but the real authentic kind which are made of corn, about the size of your palm and are soft like an M&S wrap. I had 5 of those with beef for about 3 quid! The next day was to the Palenque Mayan ruins. If Chichen Itza was magnificent then these were just astounding. ...
... and blankets waiting to be baptised. The men were in furry, white cloaks and cowboy hats while the women were in black, furry skirts with colourful shirts and cardigans. On each side of the temple, there were tables with thousands of votive candles in glasses devoted to Saints. The smell of insence was in the air mixing with the aroma of the pine tree needles scattered across the floor and the fresh flowers on the ...
... and now used for a slightly different religious purpose that made this place unique. The local form of Catholicism is a blend of pre-conquest Maya customs, Spanish Catholic traditions, and subsequent innovations. No weddings or funerals are held here. Jesus is the sun and Mary is the moon.
Chamulas also have their own police force.