El Mirador Hotel

75 Calz. Manuel Velasco Suarez , San Cristobal de las Casas, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 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

... with the man. Their relationship with ordinary Mexicans is however more antagonistic however because they see the indigenous people as primitive, dirty and lazy. You can see why there's tension- these cultural practices are so different from the Western norm which makes cross-communal cohesion difficult. But the Mayan-Christian fusion is fascinating. So in conclusion it's basically an anthropologist's wet dream! That evening we had a big night out, Mexican style! We started with a ...

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

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... San Juan Chamula. It was an experience! It is a pretty deserted and poor town with children coming to us every five minutes to sell us a bracelet. The attraction of the town is its church. We were warned by Ernesto that we were not allowed to take any pictures inside the church and also of any children unless we asked for permission (and paid of course!). He also said that if at any point, we found something disturbing, we should leave the church quietly. In the ...

Mingling with the Mayans

A travel blog entry by georgeandlol

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... hippie out'. He introduced himself to the group all standing by the fire out the back and everyone who'd been there a few days seemed to of met along the way at some point. Towards the end of the night I got talking to the pirate Frenchman who was asking me a lot about Africa. I was once again embarrassed of myself for judging a person on their appearance. We ended up chatting for quite a while about his life and his travels. He was eccentric for sure, but he ...

Zinacantan - native or indigenous people

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... charges and feasts in Zinacantán. Many feasts are celebrated during the year. In every feast men are in charge of the celebration—they are: martomoetik,alperesetik, and moletik. The first two of these three names are loan words from the Spanish mayordomos and alférez, respectively. ...

Eating and Sacrificing

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

... own police and their own church, They allow the Bishop in from time to time but it is rare and he has no control over their parish.

It is this church and religion that brings 1000's of tourists to the village every yr. The town square is huge and on one whole side of the plaza sits the small white church, the window and door frames painted in bright blues and greens - its very pretty and makes you want to go inside.

Of course they know ...

Location

This hotel, located on 75 Calz. Manuel Velasco Suarez , San Cristobal de las Casas, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair

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