Plaza Magnolias Hotel
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TripAdvisor Reviews Plaza Magnolias Hotel San Cristobal de las Casas
Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... 8230;Anyway the Ek Balam ruins were nice and you even got a bit of a Indiana Jones feeling when it went quiet in these isolated jungle ruins. Hitch hiking from Valladolid to Merida was again a slow process, after a couple of rides from interesting truck drivers and many hours dehydrating in the Mexican sun we arrived in another colonial town. There were a couple of interesting things in this town, but the highlight and the reason why we stayed for three days was the ...
... San Cristobal. That meant it was blissfully cooler when we arrived. It's the last stop of the trip before we get into really hot weather, and I plan to enjoy that. Milton and I walked from the bus station through the town to the hotel, about a fifteen minute walk. The town seems very crowded with tourists, but it has a charming feel to it, with some nice brightly-coloured churches and some cafes and restaurants that look like they would be good once ...
... covering a huge area only 3% of Palenque has been excavated. The rest has been covered by jungle. It's the same situation in Chichen Itza, there's just no desire with the authorities to take it further. Probably because 2 million people visit the site each year and pay 15 quid a pop. They must have Abba's 'Money Money Money' on repeat in the head office. That afternoon we had an optional excursion to a set of waterfalls. They were up in ...
... they tasted like ****!! The first time we have had disappointing food in Mexico - we will stick to the savoury food in future. We threw the remains of the pastry in a bin in Real Guadalupe, a street leading up to a church on the hill. Close to the bottom of stairs leading up to the church was a very busy restaurant cooking whole chickens on a spit over a wood fire...it looked very tempting after the pastry disaster. Could ...
... into us. We eventually ran out of light still 100km short of our destination and were fortunate to find a cheap roadside hotel to lick our wounds.
The next morning we pressed on with the wind just as bad, then turned north into the mountains at the town of Arriaga. We climbed into the mountains on the “old” road leaving the exposed “new” toll road to vehicles weighing more than a tonne, and finally found some still air near ...