Parador San Juan de Dios
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... and we woke up in the middle of the night scratching being eaten alive by bed bugs! There were no other beds available, all other hostels I walked to at three in the morning were fully booked and we ended up sleeping on the lawn in the garden. The three main dive reasons to visit the Yucatan peninsula for are diving with whale sharks, bull sharks or cave/cavern diving in the crystal clear cenotes. Unfortunately we missed the bull shark diving season and were too early for ...
... and it was the middle of the night in a not-so-safe area. Options were limited.
It's times like these when being on a tour instead of travelling solo really does come in handy. Milton gamely stepped up and hatched a plan. I wasn't processing much at that point -- it all went over my head and I just followed where he told me to go. Another bus had stopped at the same checkpoint as we did -- a local bus, with regular stops instead of a ...
... with the man. Their relationship with ordinary Mexicans is however more antagonistic however because they see the indigenous people as primitive, dirty and lazy. You can see why there's tension- these cultural practices are so different from the Western norm which makes cross-communal cohesion difficult. But the Mayan-Christian fusion is fascinating. So in conclusion it's basically an anthropologist's wet dream! That evening we had a big night out, Mexican style! We started with a ...
... We were told they can get to 80 years old, and the longest one measured a couple of years ago was over 6m long.
After our boat ride, we had an hour to walk around Chiapa de Corzo. There wasn't too much to give it a status of 'city', it had the usual market, churches and colonial fountain in the plaza. We were able to climb the 62 steps of the spiral staircase up the ...
... the period of advent. I met up again with Anna and also another friend from school in Antigua, who'd I'd bumped into at Misol-Ha waterfall. We visited a local wine bar with our hostel owner and sampled some of the local cafes and restaurants. I continued my tequila challenge too, this time with awesome sombreros. Friendly faces therefore accompanied me and with colonial building, ...