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... sure the place was much more serene and more so worth a visit, but it felt like it had been a bit spoilt.
Once we arrived in San Cristobal, there was a mad scramble for Wifi in the hotel lobby, as we’d had none for the last 48 hours. It was quite funny to see. Obviously I was included in the scramble. The city itself had a really nice vibe about the place; cobbled streets, coffee shops, and ...
... from the local shaman at $10 a pop so at least their was one aspect of modern religion in there!
We spent a little while in the market and then headed to another village where we had a traditional lunch planned. We were taught about the history of the people and their customs and Lol and I were chosen to get dressed up in their traditional wedding outfits. After a great lunch we headed back into town to wait for our over night bus to Campeche.
... everywhere and the coffee they serve is organic, real fair-trade and from Oaxaca. So it's a paradise for me :-) Also hot chocolate is a huge business, it's served in every restaurant, but for a true experience head to "Kakao Natura", where you can try hot chocolate with various flavors, like mint or chili.
One of our first destinations in the city was the "Museo de Medicina Tradicional Maya". You have to pass through some ...
... of pre-conquest Maya customs, Spanish Catholic traditions, and subsequent innovations.
There are no pews in the church, and the floor area is completely covered in a carpet of green pine boughs and soda bottles (mostly Coca Cola). Curanderos (medicine men) diagnose medical, psychological or 'evil-eye’ afflictions and prescribe ...
... den ich höchstpersönlich zusammengestellt habe...
Als er mich zum Markt mitnahm, hat er die Tore in eine neue Welt eröffnet.
So viel und so günstig. Gemüse, Elektronik, falls dann noch Zeit für den Coiffeur wär; der ist ebenfalls vertreten.
Wir verbrachten zwei Stunden im Markt und ich konnte meine Augen nicht von all den Farben lassen, meine Nase jedoch musste sich erst an die intensiven Geschmäcker gewöhnen.
Wohin ich auch schaute, überall gab es Neues ...