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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... having none of it and just plodded along and took the occasional gallop for good measure.
The ride to the neighbouring town was a pleasant two hour hike through the alpine hills and we had great fun dodging the low branches whenever the horses mustered up the energy to run. We were instructed to give the horses a break just up the hill from the town so Wayne and I set off on foot not knowing what to expect.
We found a ...
... bed wordt opgedekt met maar liefst 3 dekens
en nog hebben we het niet warm. We slapen goed en lang na een drukke
Het warm water is in dit
hostel beperkt tot enkele uren per dag, dus starten we de dag met een
hete douche, althans één van ons. Want na ongeveer 5 minuten
blijkt het warme water al op te zijn en wordt het water ijskoud. Dat
wordt dus een supersnelle koude douche.
Ontbijt is inbegrepen in
de kamerprijs, dus dat is ...
... we picked up some churros from a small street stand, which were beaut. In the evening we finished off our leftovers from the night before, and then headed back to the room. Sarah decided to look up the tablets she had taken online, only to find out they were antibiotics, but that they commonly cause diarrhoea and vomiting….great. As we had to get up ridiculously early for our bus to Palenque the next day, we headed to bed to try and get as much sleep as ...
... and it was only 4pm. We ended up sharing a taxi with a spanish couple and split the fare at $40 each. Not to bad for over an hour and it was through beautiful country side. We headed out for drinks (wine bar) and dinner (Il Ristorante Italiano) and meet 3 Aussie girls for a quick chat.
San Cristobal is high up in the mountains which makes for beautiful sunny days but freezing nights and mornings. The room we are staying in ...
... of different faiths and cultures, so while they might not understand some of our beliefs and practices, they respect that as part of our difference and expect us to let them in peace as they would us. A refreshing world view!
Food here was fab too – authentic thai and incredible patisseries were a very welcome surprise and a change from rice, beans, and bloody tortillas! ;-)