Diego De Mazariegos

Calle 5 De Febrero 1, San Cristobal de las Casas, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 29200, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas

Beautiful city and strange cultures. And tequila.

A travel blog entry by joelsalmon

... indigenous Mayan belief system. For example, you're not allowed to take photos because they believe they take away one's soul. We went to two villages and there was an interesting contrast. Like in other places the dress code changes depending on the town, so in the first village the women wore black woollen skirts whereas in the latter village they were more colourful. The two villages are pretty separate, although they do trade and intermarry, in which case the woman will always go ...

San Cristobal de Las Casas (let's go dancing!)

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Arrived in San Cristobal at 7am - urghhhhh, sleeping pills would have been a good idea...Taxi ride to our hotel, cross fingers our room is ready! Bad luck, me and Greek family have to share a room till our room is ready. Super fast shower (4 in a room was tight!) and then off to a nice brekkie place. Ernesto then took us to the tour agency to sort out our activities for the next day - no brainer Sumidero canyon! Ernesto took us to a small town 10km from San ...

Mingling with the Mayans

A travel blog entry by georgeandlol

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... These are the real hardcore travellers, many hitch hiking their way through the country trying to make ends meat as they go along. There are plenty of hippies here! We met one guy who was hitching from Alaska as far south as he could go and he'd had some pretty interesting experiences so far. One particular Frenchman looked the splitting image of Jack Sparrow, long hair, outrageous pirate type clothing on. My initial thoughts when I first saw him were again 'Check ...

Zinacantan - native or indigenous people

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... with linguistic and cultural ties to other highland Maya peoples.Zinacantán literally means "land of bats" and comes from theNahuatl language. People in Zinacantán speak Tzotzil (a Mayan language) and they call their own land "Sots'leb", that is, "land of bats" in their own language.
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Eating and Sacrificing

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

... and enjoying the sun.

We took in some of the local delicacies - Burritos in a Chocolate chilli sauce (not good) - tacos - enchiladas and some not so local foods (wine and tapas, every time you ordered a glass of wine you got some more free tapas GOOD)

The next day we decided to go to San Juan Chamula. We had heard so much about this town but nothing prepared us for what we saw.

Chamula is autonomous - they run their own ...

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