Hotel Jardines del Centro
Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
I left Tepoztlan a couple of days ago. The gal I was oogling on the plane nicely offered to share a taxi with me from the airport, and although my spanish is improving from the lessons, it was appreciated that she helped arrange a bus all the way in to San Christobal.
We arranged to have dinner with her friends and I caught a taxi to my hotel, …
... 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 ...
... did purchase.
Next door was “O la la” so a takeaway latte for 20 peso / NZ 1.90 / US 1.50 was certainly in order.
Up into the outdoor markets by the Templo del Cerrillo for more retail therapy for some.
Meeting the artist who made an item is important to ...
... group of Mayans is known for its adoption of the Catholicism from the Spanish during colonization, but since then they’ve added their own flair and now have a very unique religion. We visited the church in the village, and it was unlike any other church I’ve been in (I’d love to show pictures but unfortunately taking photos in this church will get you thrown out, bashed, jailed, fined or killed depending who you ask). There were no ...
... was awesome - none of us knew what we were doing but it didn't seem to matter :) some of the locals were really good - mum & Jill, you'd live it!!! I got spun around the dance floor by a couple of locals, shame I have no idea but it was good fun! Downside was that time flew away from us so I ended up getting in at 1.30 & I had to get up for my tour today oops hehe! It started off quite quiet for me with a huge bottle of water after breakie! I was ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking