La Catedral

Guadalupe Victoria 21, San Cristobal de las Casas, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 29200, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas

Ruins, waterfalls and shoes

A travel blog entry by joelsalmon on Jul 05, 2014

... and much more intimate, these ruins were discovered completely covered in jungle. They're in the mountains so the views from the top of the temples were stunning. Our guide was fascinating, giving us the gory detail of the Mayan way of life. These Mayans were less violent than the others, only practicing human sacrifice on the odd religious occassion rather than at every occassion. A moderate bunch really..... Despite there being a number ...

Cañon del Sumidero and Chiapa de Corzo

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Apr 07, 2014

31 photos

... tower which had great views. David resisted the urge to ring the bell.

Back in San Cristóbal we had a late Menu del Dia lunch at Tierradentro, a restaurant run by Zaptista supporters. Zapatistas are indigenous people wanting to live by their own idealogies and not the State of Mexico's -It's pretty complicated so Google it, if you want to know more about the Zapatistas....
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Zinacantan - native or indigenous people

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Nov 30, 2013

1 comment, 54 photos

... church: fireworks, kameró (which is a sort of “bomb” or explosive that they use at certain moments of the feast in order to emphasize its importance), etc. The moletik are the elders who are in charge of teaching the younger chargers how to organize the feast. Three days before of ...

Eating and Sacrificing

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego on Aug 21, 2013

... All in Mayan dress. They are knelling on the floor. Sitting around the edges. Men are ironing long colourful sashs. Women are lining out 100s of candles on whatever tiny amount of floor they can find, lighting them all and knelling down to pray.

There are crates and crates of coke and other fizzy pop drinks - to be offered to the gods. (Coca-Cola make ALOT of money from this. I have forgotten the exact believes of the Mayan people re Coke - but it ...

"¡Amigo! My sombrero!" - Horses and the highlands

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time on Aug 13, 2013

2 comments, 17 photos

... roads and plazas in the centro are bustling- but at a slowed down rate. As we are in the mountains now we can already feel that it's a bit cooler from the 40 degree plus heat of the beach in Mazunte!

There are art and clothes markets here as colourful as back in Oaxaca and we have already spent way too long in them!!!

Traditional foods sampled here so far include sopa azteca and stuffed chillies. Delightful. ...

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