Holiday Inn Tuxtla Gutierrez
Travel Blogs from Tuxtla Gutierrez
... snaked just out in the open, Bobbie was not coming in and told me to go, slowly and cautiously I walked in, I couldn't see any snakes and the man was ushering me in. The small area ended up having 4 different types of pythons, at first I was scared but most of them were all just hanging out in trees, except for one that was on the ground which the handler picked up with the snake pole and put in a tree, I didn't hang around in there long, I got my photos and got out of ...
... we had air con in our room. The streets all run one way and are pretty skinny so there is traffic everywhere, there are no traffic lights so the system seems to be you let one car go at an intersection then you go. That afternoon I got a hair cut and got a color to put in after dinner. We went to a chicken restaurant similar to a KFC or legs and breasts for dinner, then had a chilled out night watching tv and coloring my ...
... first things I noticed was that outside the church there were a few different groups all dressed in very different costumes. One lot looked more North-African than Mexican, but another group was obviously Mayan. I was fascinated by their sandals.
I peeped inside the church which was all dolled up for the Fiesta. Amazing.
The band played on and on with a pretty repetitive tune and then four guys arrived on horseback. I was ...
... in front of them performing rituals. The practices performed there seem strange to us outsiders, but our guide explained is some of the rituals in more detail. The people here believe that a traumatic experience can make the soul leave the body, making the person depressed. This person then visits a shaman, who tells them how many candles they need to burn at the church (its only certain numbers like a multiple of 3 or 7 or ...
... Chiapanecos in the 1600s most of the communities ended up accepting it and adopted Christianity, incorpating Catholic customs into their worship. Of the several different missionary groups to descend on Chipas, it was the Dominican friars that settled in Zinacantįn.
They set about building a chapel and started converting the locals, until a few decades later the Mexican ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
More great choices in Tuxtla Gutierrez
Search TripAdvisor for more deals in Tuxtla Gutierrez
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations