Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... by the police the fine is 3,000 pesos and they will break your camera… don't know how true the last statement is but we're not risking the Nikon.
We walk through the lively markets and there are bombs going off…. ok I initially thought they were bombs. They were only rockets and fireworks. The crazy local men were holding the live fireworks in their hands before releasing them. The fireworks are to celebrate the new council taking office. The market place ...
We seem to have covered so much in the past 10 days but there are some highlights to share from my travels through Mexico. I spent 4 nights in Mexico City doing the key tourist sights including cathedral, churches, museums, palaces, gardens and the wonderful archeological site at Teotihaucan where I could climb the temples of the moon and sun. Next stop was Puebla, a lovely town just 2 hours drive from the city. Puebla offered plenty of opportunity ...
... somewhere as close as possible. Water was spraying up from cars as they drove past- and locals looked at us like we were crazy as we walked past them huddling for cover. A couple hrs later it did die down a bit before picking up again- but it was pretty impressive. All the the streets were turing into waterfalls before our eyes! :) Amanda & ...
... the tiled floor was covered in green pine needles. The walls were lined with statues of saints in cabinets, and all the saints had mirrors around their necks. There were tables in front of these cabinets covered in candles, and then the floor in front of these tables was covered in candles again. Families would come into the church, stand by the door and chant, before selecting a saint to sit in front of where they’d begin to light candles. ...
... and cake and rested a bit in the sun, when suddenly dozens of trucks arrived filled with masked rebels: the teachers for the 500 students who would be attending the school at the CIDECI university had arrived - every student got his own personal 'votan' (teacher, guard, interpreter, companion). Quite impressive.
Next two little masked men started organizing the students and assigned groups of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking