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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... we had a free afternoon to do as we pleased. Jerry, Mark, Liz, Rodney and myself went off to explore the markets. We started in the local market which seemed to go on forever. When we found the craft market we thought we were in seventh heaven. On the way back to the hotel I bought a backpack from a little boutique craft shop.
After a pleasant but exhausting number of hours in the craft market, he 5 of us went to dinner at a restaurant called "500 Noches" ...
... are still wear their traditional dress made of black sheep wool. They're very independent and private. There is a catholic church here with religious figures inside but they have their own ceremonies inside, the floor is covered with pine needles, giving the inside a wonderful smell. There were a lot of people lighting hundreds of candles on the floor, praying softly. Some of the worshippers had chickens which they were going to sacrifice. Around the walls were glass ...
We did the organised tour thing today. We allegedly saw the largest tree in the world today (by circumference). And the tour guide gave us fifteen minutes to marvel in its splendour. We were done looking at it in around 1 minute. Not sure how the other guests filled the remaining 14 minutes but it gave Sarah the opportunity to steal the remaining empty seat on the minibus (4 people had previously been wedged into the back row). The French lady with the ...
... there crashed. We were finally ready at about 5.30 in the afternoon and we still had to travel another 450 kms through the mountains to reach our hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas! It was also getting dark. The route turned out to be a nightmare with lots of twisting and turning and hundreds of speed bumps, some of them in the most unexpected places! It took hours and we finally reached the hotel at 3 ...
... around to yoga again this trip I will be able to survive without looking like an idiot (we call all dream can't we...) From San Cristobal I jumped on a tour to a local river that runs through a large steep canyon, the story is that the locals who refused to submit to the Spanish conquistadors threw themselves into the canyon... (Not sure how much truth there is to the story but I guess they sell a few more tickets that way) The canyon was pretty cool, although ...