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Travel Blogs from San Cristobal de las Casas
... name to the city. Up there, we're having a lovely chat with the icecream man, waiting for the place of worship's doors to open.
Going back, we have a nice "Mirador" coffee in the langages' school that is situated in the beginning of the stares, enjoying the incredible view on the city (using the telescope). Nice talk with the waitress and sunbath.
After I introduced my young and skeptical (scientific) friend to hypnosis' beauty, using spanish as well ...
... de sortir une quantité impressionnante de sons différents, et un perroquet qui fait de la gymnastique.
Direction l'ouest de la ville pour grimper une colline en haut de laquelle se trouve une petite église. A côté nous découvrons des outils de torture pour sportifs (un peu comme ceux du parc de l'île de Puteaux).
Après être redescendus prendre une viennoiserie dans un excellent ...
... was packed, this more austere temple only had a couple of people praying when I was there.
The Zocalo here is similar to the one in Oaxaca with a bandstand in the middle and shoe shine places with blue awnings scattered around under the trees. The white Palacio Municipale building takes up the whole northern side of the square.
Walked back to the hotel, stopping at one of the little corner stores about a block away. Like a lot of these that I’ve seen ...
... this journey, the English speakers were in the majority, usually it’s the Israeli travellers who outnumber us. Rabbi Oren speaks fluent English so we had a really interesting and fun evening. I was plied with EXCELLENT Tequila, definitely overindulged but thoroughly enjoyed :-)
For the rest, we enjoyed wandering around the cobbled streets, admiring the beautiful buildings, enjoying the sights, smells, colours and clutter of the markets, chillies ...
Arrived in San Cristobal on Thursday 17th evening. 17-21 November.
1950m above sea level
Having left Jazz on the bus I headed into San Cristobal. It was raining and it was cold !!!! San Cristobal is at 1940 metres above sea level and is one of those wonderful towns where you feel at home – instantly. It is quite a travelers' destination which makes it a friendly town with cafes and restaurants all around the centre. San Cristobal is an old town and ...