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... San Juan Chamula's main square is dotted with green crosses. These are meeting places for the town's men. There were a number of meetings taking place with large groups of men. Gabriel told us these meetings are usually about airing national and local grievances and a means for rallying the men together. For the first time since arriving in Mexico I felt concern for my safety.
The second village we visited was Zinacantan, famous for it's weaving. As with ...
... today included two indigenous villages. Both Mayan but with different religious aspects. The first village, San Juan Chamula, was very traditional and we had to restrain our photo taking. We entered the village via the cemetery where a ritual was taking place and then down into the main square dominated of course by the church built in 1524. The church while Catholic based had many saints in glass cabinets along the walls. There is not a service but people go ...
So it our last few hours before we go to playa del Carmen and carry on working on the sun tan. Currently we sitting in a cafe having Irish coffees it just 12 now so drinking allowed. San Cristobal is a good little historical town in the middle of Chiapas. We seen loads of church some from the 17th century and drink loads of Mexican coffee so we had the real tourist life. We'll talk soon from playa del Carmen ...
... determined not to let sleep deprivation control our trip so we headed out to the 2 city vantage points to take in the views of the city. 280 steps up to the sites (thank you Tammy for the step count), a couple of miles of walking, and one workout on public gym equipment that made me glad I had just gotten my tetanus shot, we had accomplished what we had set out to do for the day. On our way back we came across a BBQ chicken joint that served up ...
... that he has 4 wheels. Whatever. But I did meet a few people who fit the qualifications, including a French-South African husband n wife team making their way from California to Patagonia.
San Cristobal is a fun town to explore, as it caters mainly to pedestrians, and has nice weather to stroll around in. The main center has a building code that maintains its colonial atmosphere and disallows modernized ...