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We set off from Palenque at around 9am on Thursday morning, for our 7 (ish) hour journey to a city called San Cristobal set in the Chiapas Mountains. After a week or so of scorching heat and humidity, the thought of heading somewhere a little bit cooler for a few days definitely appealed.
En-route, we visited a couple of tourist attraction type waterfalls; first up, Misol Ha – about 45 minutes outside ...
... 233;s for me although we both enjoy lazing around a cafe watching the world go by. In a rare role reversal, the town also witnessed Tracey getting ****** and me staying sober as we, alongside some of the tour group, had a late night listening to a reggae band in a Cuban bar, in Mexico. After a few days of chilling in San Cristobal it was time to say adios to Mexico for the time being, our trip will bring us back again towards the end, and cross the border into ...
... to get there, but it's worth it; just be sure to go there by daylight. For 25 MXN entrance fee you can learn about plants and animals used by the Mayas in their traditional medical practices. Apart from that you can watch a video about a traditional birth and visit the garden where all the plants are grown. In the museum's own pharmacy you can purchase different plant and animal extracts, among them, for example, dog's blood.
Another museum that ...
... group and their local weaving.
Here the women have long hair, wear no make up nor nail polish, no public affection is shown and only allowed 1 wife unlike the Chamula who allows many! Intermarrying between the Zinacantan and Chamula people does occur. They do get on well together.
Fresh-made tortillas made from corn and water.
... chest height, then there will be drawers beneath allowing one to check out additional examples of the art (like in the National Museum of the American Indian on the Washington Mall). The range of textures and patterns and colors was wonderful. And the explanation of the cultural role of the different patterns and articles of clothing, and the value this had as a woman's means of self expression made it all very important.
The churches ...