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... San Juan Chamula's main square is dotted with green crosses. These are meeting places for the town's men. There were a number of meetings taking place with large groups of men. Gabriel told us these meetings are usually about airing national and local grievances and a means for rallying the men together. For the first time since arriving in Mexico I felt concern for my safety.
The second village we visited was Zinacantan, famous for it's weaving. As with ...
... find a place and then place candles on the floor which they light and then talk to the God. There is pine needles on the tiled floor. To complete the rituals fireworks are let off in the square. Gunpowder is rammed into a steel tube or a rocket is held in the hand and lit. Of course no pretty display but a huge bang. They are not connected to the pope and Rome as the religion is a mix of the Mayan and Spanish Catholicism. Polygamy is allowed. The community ...
We were going to take an overnight bus to San Christobal and on our way to the bus station we found out that there was a protest and no busses are leaving that evening. There were also some road blocks on the direct route. A minibus was hired and 18 of us plus luggage squeezed in.
It made for a very squashed and uncomfortable through the night drive.
At San Chistobal we went to the Sumidero Canyon. A big river with a massive hydroelectric scheme damming the river ...
... were not at all clear, which meant that teams ended up all over the place, some of them missing the location altogether. We are now in Mexico City and some teams have still not imported their cars. This will probably cause a lot of problems at the US border. However, our group did manage to find the right location, but the procedures were again painfully slow. This wasn't helped by the fact that the ...
... around to yoga again this trip I will be able to survive without looking like an idiot (we call all dream can't we...) From San Cristobal I jumped on a tour to a local river that runs through a large steep canyon, the story is that the locals who refused to submit to the Spanish conquistadors threw themselves into the canyon... (Not sure how much truth there is to the story but I guess they sell a few more tickets that way) The canyon was pretty cool, although ...