Hotel Don Quijote
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... a shower.
Very, very carefully.
Again I have the place to myself. No mishaps this time. The parrots look crestfallen.
I remember to check at reception about the missing sock. I'm asked to come back in twenty minutes.
I decide to go and have an omelette and some coffee in the Jade Cafe out the front. Another lovely day in prospect.
On the way back in, I notice one of the laundry staff heading out into the ...
... Chamulas. Only 40 years ago they were very very poor. They had very few services but now they have running water, electricity and many amenities that help them lead a comfortable lifestyle.
Meanwhile, the woman of these communities are predominantly weavers of sheep's wool and make handicrafts, ponchos and predominantly black hairy skirts. The weight and thickness of the skirt is a status statement of their wealth because of the quantity of wool they are ...
... Guatemala and into Mexico, it was a long, long journey but great to see the landscape change and the mountain roads are beautiful if only slightly terrifying.
We were told about the town San Christobel De la Cases by the family we stayed with in Belize, they had thought about living there and said it was a great place. Wow how lucky we were, the town was having it's spring fiesta, there was music everywhere, flowers. ...
Got woken up at 6.30am by people chatting away loudly on my floor (shut up!!!!!!!!!). Mild hangover solved by an awesome cappuccino next door and off to the Sumidero canyon! We got on a pretty crowded motorboat and we headed down Grijalva River. The guide could not speak any English....definitely a minus point! The canyons were beautiful but not that spectacular..we ...
... to visit as they blend their past with little aspects of the new modern ways of the future. Here we visited the local Catholic Mayan temple. Traveling always sees it that we visit local religious sites & not being religious myself can sometimes evoke a mixture of feelings in this area. However when I travel, i travel to learn and know about another life, another existence & above all another culture. By immersing myself in the richness of another race it always give you a ...