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Travel Blogs from Chiapa de Corzo
... The cactus grows til it's 10 or 12, gets chopped down to like a crown shape. Then cooked in an oven like a hangi. Then ground up using a stone wheel powered by a horse. Then fermented for 14 days. He pulp then shoveled into a oven with a hot fire underneath it. The steam is condensed and is the alcohol that is then put into the barrel before bottling. Quite a smelly place and the mezcal very smoky flavored. Interesting. Then the drive began. ...
... made in Nicarauga]. The Translator came along. He'll use my computer to download something.
It was cool on the terrace toward the end, the overnight temperature apparently dropping to 4C. I actually took a short largely hot water shower to warm up before reading ...
... which takes place there from 4 to 23 January every year to honor local patron saints.
In 2010, the festival was included in UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists , as "Parachicos in the traditional January feast of Chiapa de Corzo".Since then, the event has evidently experienced a surge in interest, making the Dance of the Parachicos the ...
... just becasue the guidebook says there may be wildlife, you really shouldn't get your hopes up. Well, fellow RV vacationers, guess what?! There really WAS wildlife! We saw vultures on the shore of the river, monkeys and iguanas in the nearby trees, and 4 or 5 crocodiles (one of which we saw move into the water!) That is pure success in my book! Luckily Natalie's camera has such a good zoom, so I have proof too!
Guatemala, here we come!
Today we drove from Oaxaca to Chiapa de Corzo which took about 10 hours. There was all sorts of interesting scenery such as a flock of vultures eating a cow and a dog eating a dog. It's a dog eat dog world out there. We arrived at about 6pm and had a swim and then had dinner and did laundry. It was overall pretty action ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking