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... some from other places, including San Cristóbal de las Casas, in Chiapas, and in the autonomous Tzotzil village of San Juan de Chamula, near San Cristóbal. (The Tzotzil people are indigenous Mayans who speak Tzotzil rather than Spanish.)
I was very fortunate to get these photos in Chamula, and was taking a bit of a chance in even attempting to take them. As Wikipedia says, "Photography in the town is very difficult as parents ...
... the whole garden was flooded. Within a few hours we were evacuated from our hostel and moved to somewhere different as it was starting to become unsafe to stay. Luckily Noam and I were heading the San Cristobal that night so we just needed somewhere the chill out for the day, so headed to the same hostel as everyone else to avoid the rain.
After an over night bus Noam and I arrived and explored the town. It was gorgeous. So much to ...
... different types of mole available, a gorgeous pot of mashed potato with leek, plenty of vegetables. It was heavenly. Three platefuls later and I was stuffed, but I still managed to get a bit of cake in at the end. Back on the bus and our final stop of ...
... it with her knife and we left happy! We then went to the shop and picked up other bits and pieces as well as a bottle of wine! One of the most productive days in ages :-) Quick shower and we headed out for dinner. At this stage we were pretty over Mexican food so decided to go to an Italian. We went to this rooftop restaurant which had a lovely view over the city. We were entertained with fireworks throughout our meal and then different parades with locals ...
... not as easily accessible as other cities. Yet as the days passed we came to understand why. This city, as well as the whole state of Oaxaca, is a gem that offers plenty to tourists- from mountains, rivers, and beaches to rich culture and food.
So we continued to live the plaza life just like we had in Mexico City. When out exploring the streets, we found ourselves coming back to the main plaza several times in one day. We walked to visit ...
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