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... rejected Catholicism and the Catholic church. They follow the Mayan calendar and not the Catholic calendar. Their church, San Juan Bautista, is a mix of Catholic and Mayan, but more Mayan and they have Shamans instead of priests. There are no pews and no alter inside the church. Instead, worshipers kneel on the floor, lighting candles and chanting. They practice several ancient healing rituals, including sacrificing chickens. I saw two chickens being sacrificed. ...
... today included two indigenous villages. Both Mayan but with different religious aspects. The first village, San Juan Chamula, was very traditional and we had to restrain our photo taking. We entered the village via the cemetery where a ritual was taking place and then down into the main square dominated of course by the church built in 1524. The church while Catholic based had many saints in glass cabinets along the walls. There is not a service but people go ...
So it our last few hours before we go to playa del Carmen and carry on working on the sun tan. Currently we sitting in a cafe having Irish coffees it just 12 now so drinking allowed. San Cristobal is a good little historical town in the middle of Chiapas. We seen loads of church some from the 17th century and drink loads of Mexican coffee so we had the real tourist life. We'll talk soon from playa del Carmen ...
Jellard's eye was 95% better, so we decided to split the driving this time. I did the first leg to the Guatemalan/Mexican border and then Jellard took over. Leaving Guatemala and entering Mexico as a private individual was pretty painless. However, importing the car into Mexico was quite another matter. Crossing the border was no problem, but the car had to be imported at a location 90 kms further ...
... that had a yoga studio so the first time I had down yoga in about 3 years (and after 3 weeks of sitting on/in various methods of transportation) and I had to try and decipher what the Spanish yogi was telling me to do without looking up... Needless to say I wasn't too successful... I was keen to try again the next session but for multiple reasons each successive session failed to come about. I am now determined to at least start stretching so if I ...