Hotel Tierra y Cielo
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... Another memorable experience we had here was seeing how the Mayan Tzotzil and Tzeltal indigenous communities live today. Still a very traditional and superstitious people, we witnessed chickens being sacrificed to the gods and performances of demon expulsions in the community church (unfortunately we weren't able to take photos of these sacred acts). Though we felt like we could stay in San Cristobal for months, after almost two weeks we figured we should explore deeper into the ...
... arriving at the gardens, it was far from obvious that they were open; I almost turned around and left before I spotted someone official working there to sell me a ticket. He was very nice and spoke a little English, and spent some time showing me around and explaining the various orchids and other plant species they had on the trails and in the greenhouse. There were a handful of other tourists there, but the whole thing felt a bit unfinished and ...
We did the organised tour thing today. We allegedly saw the largest tree in the world today (by circumference). And the tour guide gave us fifteen minutes to marvel in its splendour. We were done looking at it in around 1 minute. Not sure how the other guests filled the remaining 14 minutes but it gave Sarah the opportunity to steal the remaining empty seat on the minibus (4 people had previously been wedged into the back row). The French lady with the ...
... was fairly cold, by the river was swelteringly hot again. Jeans were a bad choice. Our lifejackets for the boat were dished out and donned before boarding the 16 or so seater speedboat. As we headed down the river, the views either side of us were increasingly impressive. There were sometimes 1km (apparently) high mountains encasing the river, as well as plenty of wildlife along the way.
We stopped at certain ...
... my bus to Merida leaves... So I have spent the last 10 hours sitting around various places, hostel lobby, restaurant etc trying to keep out of the heat and hoping the time would pass so I can fall asleep on the bus... Only 2:13 left... And it feels so close I can almost touch it. And no doubt this won't be the last time I have an extended down time with nothing to do... It's times like these a travel partner is very convenient (come on August 1st ...