Hostal Plaza Central

Flavio A., San Cristobal de las Casas, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas

Ruins, waterfalls and shoes

A travel blog entry by joelsalmon

Palenque The journey from Merida took a pleasant eight hours. Again the roads were as straight as a ruler for most of it and surrounded by forest. The roads here are strange- they're generally in very good condition but there are rarely many cars on the road. The only traffic jams are when you get stuck behind a tractor. It seems West Country problems have been exported to Mexico... I discovered on the way that Mary, a Northern Irish primary ...

Cañon del Sumidero and Chiapa de Corzo

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria

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... built to withstand a 13 richter earthquake. A shrine to the Virgin of Guadalupe has also been built into a small recess in the wall.

The park and the river are home to thousands of birds and reptiles: herons, some type of ugly birds, green iguanas and even crocodiles. Apparently there are over 300 crocodiles in the national park and we saw three of them, and pretty big ...

Mingling with the Mayans

A travel blog entry by georgeandlol

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... but their ways of worship were very much aligned to the Mayan way. We were strictly instructed not to take photos once inside the church. There were no pews and the whole floor was bare of any furniture apart from the glass cabinets with the dressed statues of the saints and a large table towards the front of the church where an altar would usually be. The entire floor was covered in pine needles and there were thousands and thousands of candles lit ...

Zinacantan - native or indigenous people

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... church: fireworks, kameró (which is a sort of “bomb” or explosive that they use at certain moments of the feast in order to emphasize its importance), etc. The moletik are the elders who are in charge of teaching the younger chargers how to organize the feast. Three days before of ...

Eating and Sacrificing

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

... to do with the bubbles poping in their mouths and they believed this was the lord riding them of evil spirts and so it became a sacred drink that is used during cermonies and offered up to the gods. There are people drinking coke and opening coke and leaving it for the gods etc.

There are people crying. Everyone looking very somber. Deep in prayer and sacrafices and it feels very uncomfortable and wrong to be walking through their sacred place ...

Location

This hotel, located on Flavio A., San Cristobal de las Casas, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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