Maya Quetzal

Ctra. Internacional Km 1171, Calzada Las Americas 9, 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

... of lightning that at one point one bolt was enough to cause a mass power cut. We got back to the hotel sopping wet only to discover that the rest of the group had eaten at the restaurant opposite and had waited for us to get there as well! I blame Carlos/Ignacio. The next day was a 6 hour journey through the mountains so I mentally prepared myself by watching Greys Anatomy. Standard. Mexico is such a varied place to visit and there's lots more to ...

Church on Sunday

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Apr 06, 2014

20 photos

... the chanter as part of the ceremony, the live chicken was then waved over the candle flames and then swiped around the woman's body (we suspect she was pregnant and having blood pressure problems) - it's spiritual duty done, the chicken then had it's neck snapped. It took a good while to go through the prayers/thanksgiving and another set of candles had to be set up. The clear liquid was offered next with some thrown around ...

Zinacantan - native or indigenous people

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Nov 30, 2013

1 comment, 54 photos

... Tertulia. I chose Queque - Alambrada which is alambre de bistec, pimiento, verde tociho, hongos, cebolla y queso decretido for 65 peso / NZ $6 / US $ 5 plus a fruit smoothie for 33 peso / NZ $ 3 / US $ 2.50. All up dinner was a mere NZ$ 10 / US $ 8 inclusive of the tip.






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Eating and Sacrificing

A travel blog entry by whereshallwego on Aug 21, 2013

... the heat, the sounds, the atmosphere - its very very speical.

A true highlight of the trip for me.

After buying 20 woven braclets from a number of women on the square and sitting on some steps eating delicious street food (Mexican street food is unreal) we decided to venture into the next local village and see what was going on there.

So we started asking taxi men how much it would cost as there were no buses going that way. We ...

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

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time on Aug 13, 2013

2 comments, 17 photos

... through the mountains was next on our list of things to do, and so we left San Cristobal and rode for an hour or so up to an indigenous and autonomous village called San Juan Chamula.

This village is at an altitude of approximately 2, 200 metres and is inhabited by the Tzotzil Mayan people. It's an autonomous region, which means that supposedly not even local Mexican police or military are allowed into the village. ...

Location

This hotel, located on Ctra. Internacional Km 1171, Calzada Las Americas 9, San Cristobal de las Casas, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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