Parador San Juan de Dios
Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... are some times slippery. After lunch we do a bit more exploring and walk all the way up to one of the churches here. I start to feel a little weak again so we head to the supermarket to get breakfast for the next couple of days - eggs, bread and fruit before heading home.
We chat to Lucy and catch up on emails and FB time. The rains are heavier so we wait awhile until we get dinner. Dinner is found less than two blocks away at a pizza place and we share a paella, salad ...
... Filewtte salteado en mantequilla, ajo y chile guajillo accopmpanados de arroz y ensalada. Total cost was effectively just a few pesos under 200 / NZ$ 18.80 / US$ 15.25.
As it was Cody’s birthday we celebrated beforehand with a few drinks and his breaking of a pinata.
... to leak through to their livestock, so by killing the rooster they hope to get rid of it. I wanted to stay to see it but it wasn't going to happen for ages. At the back on the ceiling were paintings of an eagle and snake, bull, jaguar, lion and Jesus. We then had a look around the markets but they were much the same as San Cristobal. We saw some men in full coats of the black sheeps wool we had seen yesterday, which must have been so hot!! After journeying back to the hotel, ...
... town and some yummy local food we got an early night. Jim played tour guide on Sunday and took us on a walking tour of Antigua which is another beautiful place with cobblestone streets, quaint architecture and a kind of European feel. In the next post we will continue our Guatemalan activities (we are almost in danger of getting fit!) and the start of our Mexican adventures - the land of tacos, tequila and siestas (most likely in that order). Jim and Sian ...
... than the unappetising Samula Trailer Park well away from the
centre of town and in a private garden in the seedier end of town). Whilst the secure parking across the street from the hostel was a bonus as was the hostel’s location just off the square, the hostel itself was a big disappointment. Difficult to find and poorly signposted (it does NOT overlook
the square as Lonely Planet’s guide book suggests – where do they get this misinformation from?), ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service