Hotel Boutique De La Parra
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... alebrijes", copal wood carved figures. All hand carved and hand painted. They were very impressive, but surprisingly expensive. The process was very interesting, they used a very special tree that had to be perfectly green in the middle, soft enough to carve. Some of the painting designs were so precise that instead of using paint brushes, they had to use needles. The gallery of finished products available for sale seemed endless. They must have put 100,000 hours into all of the ...
... s main ceremonial and residential buildings are located around it or in the centre. The north and south the Main Plaza is dominated by large platforms which you can only get to from the plaza by huge, steep staircases. On the sites eastern and western sides the plaza is made up of smaller platform mounds on which stood temples and housing. There were also ballcourts here which were used to settle disputes and decide ...
... I found a parking spot about four blocks away, grabbed my shopping bag, and headed back toward the market, stopping at a public bathroom (cost: US$.25) along the way. There are many, many entrances to the market, and no map of the interior of the market. The only real way to know where you're going on the inside is to have learned through experience. I saw an opening and headed in.
To my good fortune, I found a ...
... cooperative was formed.
The cooperative first started 14 years ago, with 35 women participating. Unfortunately, due to the structure of gender roles in this indigenous society, many of the women were ostracized for their involvement. The cooperative fell apart, until a year later, when a small group of women decided to recreate it, but only with single women – widows, single mothers, and young single women. This way, there would be ...