Hotel Mision Colonial
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On arrival, I'd decided to book on to a group boat tour to the canyons around 1 hour away from the city for about 250 pesos. After speaking to some Aussie guys in Palenque, and seeing their photos of the trip, I was sold on doing it too – and it didn’t disappoint.
We got a minibus down to the foot of the mountains surrounding San Cristobal, via some pretty awesome scenery adjacent to the roads. Whereas ...
... temples rising out of the jungle. I loved every minute of it. I guess we all travel to see and do things we can't do at home... And canyons I can do back home (even if they are a bit of a trip to get to). Today (Sunday 13th), other than the ruins this morning, which were spectacular, today has been one of the less glamorous traveling days... After seeing everything I possibly could (and a few things twice) at the ruins I was back in Palenque at 11am... 12 ...
... explore, including the Temple of the Warrior which murals show was used for human sacrifices. After a two-hour guided tour in the scorching Mexican sunshine it was time to cool down. A short taxi ride later and we were at one of the many cenotes in the Yucatan peninsula where the cooling and refreshing 150ft deep waters could be accessed from varying platforms ranging up to about five meters above the water. Suitably refreshed, it was time to move on again and ...
Today's tour of two nearby villages (Chamula & Zinacantan) and a fascinating insight into their pre-Columbian beliefs and their daily struggle to be heard in what is one of Mexico's most isolated regions.
Firstly Chamula where Cesar was our local guide. One of the key things that he stressed was no photo in some places, especially inside ...
Americans who have checked out of the capitalist system seem to end up in Chiapas and in San Cristobal de las Casas in particular. It combines authenticity, age and beauty (it is a World Heritage City) as well as a home grown leftist insurgency -- the Zapatistas. We met a midwestern American corporate tax accountant who was now helping people find their true selves from her new home in San Cristobal, who helped confirm our assessment. Also a ...