Mansion del Valle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
TripAdvisor Reviews Mansion del Valle San Cristobal de las Casas
Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... of the ruins here and have to stick to the marked path. The Mayan ruins with the beach back drop was beautiful, but was the most touristy of all the ruins and unfortunately all the people walking around take the magic away. Tulum has a very nice beach for swimming with beach bars selling cheap cocktails, a lot of swimming and a couple of pina coladas resulted in Tulum having the most 'Caribbean feeling' of the beaches we visited.
MERIDA and VALLADOLID: Black ...
... to the bus station, they were sold out. Milton hatched a Plan C and we bought two tickets to Arriaga, another small town inside Chiapas province, instead. This was a local bus, not a premium service, and it was quite the experience; it stopped in every town and village along the way, and at just about all of them, women got on selling empanadas, juice, water, you name it. The pills I'd taken made me drowsy, so I slept through most of the ride, ...
Palenque The journey from Merida took a pleasant eight hours. Again the roads were as straight as a ruler for most of it and surrounded by forest. The roads here are strange- they're generally in very good condition but there are rarely many cars on the road. The only traffic jams are when you get stuck behind a tractor. It seems West Country problems have been exported to Mexico... I discovered on the way that Mary, a Northern Irish primary ...
... There were small groups, probably families, kneeling on the floor in front of a cleared space of pine needles. Dozens of candles would be lined up and lit in the cleared space on the floor. Chants and prayers would commence whilst offerings were placed before the candles - these ranged from bottles of Coca-Cola, beer, some clear liquid, chicken eggs and even live chickens. One family group had a woman's blood pressure ...
... into the gale, was certainly another. But the real give away, the one that should have given us alarm, was the sight of those hundreds of behemoth turbines with their huge wings stationary. Wind turbines, even these monsters, stop operating when the wind strength is strong enough to cause damage.
Of course, it would be hard to image a worse bike than Elephant to ride in a cross wind. High and slab-sided, Elephant has the aerodynamics of a barn ...