Plaza Magnolias Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Plaza Magnolias Hotel San Cristobal de las Casas
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... dives, activities, food etc. can be found at the end of this blog.
LIKES: Many good hostels (about $10, coffee, water, towels, good breakfast, lockers), good cheap streetfood,awesome local markets with very cheap fruit, nice diving, interesting culture
DISLIKES:Expensive diving, famous attractions are very touristy
CANCUN, together again!
I flew from Cape Town to Cancun, exited to see Mexico and to meet up with Alya almost two ...
... choice. A couple of drinks later, nobody cared much, and we had a nice time. After dinner, we walked around a bit, stopping off at Carajillo so I could buy some coffee beans, and a few people needed an ATM stop and such. It gets quite chilly at night here, so the Australians were all shivering, though I was quite comfortable in a t-shirt. I'm not laughing too hard, though; they'll have their chance to turn the tables on me from tomorrow onward when we head ...
... au chocolate type thing with a creme inside and oh my Moses it was astonishing. The next day was fascinating and weird in equal measure. We had a tour of the indigenous Mayan villages. The situation is similar to that of the native Americans in the USA- they have their own laws, tax system, judicial system and the Mexican authorities tend not to get involved. For instance, we walked through the central market and next to us was the jail! The guys would only be there for 24 hours but ...
... saw people kneeling down on pine needles and praying to soft drinks and pox (alcohol made of sugarcane) and passing round a chicken to kill.....it was a disturbing experience! Scary car journey back to San Cristobal and a wander round the handicraft market and a visit to a jewellery store selling amber and jade. Ernesto told us how to differentiate real amber and jade from fake ones. Coffee and a bit of chilling out time in San Cristobal before heading back to the ...
... fizzy drink and let the gas escape out which we were told is an offering to the saints and to God. It really was so unique and something I would never of expected, seeing a statue of Jesus on one side of the church and traditional Mayans sitting on the floor with a dozen candles lit in front of them while they chant what I assume is a prayer over and over in their local dialect. I really wished we would of taken of few photos. We turned down the opportunity to have ...