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Speed of love in San Cristobal de las Casas

May 8th 2016
HE SAID... Today we were travelling southwest from Palenque to San Cristobal de las Casas. We woke early, as we had a 7:20am bus to San Cristobal. Depending on the activity of the Zapatistas, the trip was going to take between six to nine hours. We were more than happy to contribute to the movement’s support for indigenous Mexicans, but the decision was out of our hands. The bu ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » San Cristobal de las Casas

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
6th June 2016

Doggone great!
You're so right--San Crisobal has it all, even a regal street dog! Loved your adventures in the gorge and the small towns, and your souvenirs of jewelry of your Mayan birthdays. That yummy huarache combrado was named after the shape of the handmade huaraches (sandals) that the rural people wear. I spent five weeks there one Christmas, but I'll definitely return and try out your restaurant suggestions. Have fun on your next stop--Hippytanango!
7th June 2016

Re: Doggone great!
San Cristobal had many lovely street dogs, but this one was my favourite and lived on the street we frequented the most. We only had one bad meal in the entire time we were in San Cristobal, and we both really want to go back :)

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