Mansion del Valle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... br> After about an hour there, I'd seen all the random plants and flowers I could want to see, so I set off back towards town. On the way, I stopped off at one last museum, the Mayan Medicine museum. This one had a more put-together display showing the different traditional techniques, herbs and plants that the Mayan indigenous people use instead of modern medicine. They also offered a window into daily life -- since I missed yesterday's tours to the ...
The more it went, the more I went to well known spots only. Touristy but well selected ones, more like not to be missed for me. Mexico wasn't the off beaten track country for me, another time maybe.So this one is a nice and clean town in a valley, slightly up market unfortunately. I made sure I found a Spanish speaking hostel for all the last places in Mexico. Done, a ...
... scattered about the place. It seemed like a bit of a haven for hippies too, with lots of them lining the streets playing music and selling vegetarian snacks. That night, we went to a veggie restaurant on the main street called La Casa Del Pan, and drank some local ‘Pox’ shots. Worth noting too, it’s about day 8 or 9, and I still haven’t been on a proper night out yet. What the hell is going ...
One of the days we decided to do a tour out to the local Indian villages. It was a Sunday so would be a busy market day for them. We heading off in the morning and stopped at a local cemetery which had an abandoned church and into the town to where the new church was built. The guide explained that the local religion is a mix between their traditional Mayan religion and Catholicism. The new church, he explained, had statues of Christian saints and of ...
... face covered, as most of the Zapatista rebels. You can take a look at the village and take pictures but only of the murals. You're not allowed to take pictures of animals, people and cars. The village itself is like every other village except for the murals that document the Zapatista movement. Apart from taking a walk in the very muddy (!) village, you can visit their small shops and a café (we had a gorgeous chocolate banana on a stick for 2 MXN there ;))