San Cristobal de las Casas is located in the central highlands of Chiapas. The city is located at 2100 metres (6890 feet) and is named after Bartolome De Las Casas who was a Spanish priest that defended the rights of Indigenous people and was the states first bishop.
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I was very satisficed while at Hostal Akumal, the location is great, just one block away from the main street and just around the market, cathedral and main turistic spots.They prepare a really good breakfast especially the omelette with potatoes and toast with home made marmalade, always hot water and clean rooms. ... more
I liked the kindly service, and the easy way to travel around san cristobal helped by the managers of roscos hostel, the people is organized to give us the best and most economic options to visit the main touristic points. I´m very satisfied with my saty there and my friends are too... ... more
We stayed 3 days and night in this posada to travel in and around San Cristobal. They welcomed us very well whereas the owner wasn't there and we met her the day after. The environment is very good, the owner and her friends are very nice and we'd like to have spent more time with them. Everything is clean, the beds are good, all is great. ... more
chiapas this summer
DEFINITELY spend time in San Cristobal de las Casas. It is an amazing city. Be wary of the black skirted Chamulan women who try to sell you Zapatista related items. They are harmless but persistent. Because of the Zapatista activity, the Mexican government has federalies on the roads. My suggestion would ...
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. Other possible choices are Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, or Cabo San Lucas (all on the west coast ...
Help me please! - Palenque or Oaxaca city for New Years Eve?
nights although due to the air con being on i ended up with flu. Have you considered San Cristobal De Las Casas? ...
Vanochtend naar de markt geweest. Onze ogen uitgekeken op de kraampjes met bonen en fruit. We bezochten het Museo de la Medicina Maya. Je vormt een medisch centrum als je een herbalist, een vroedvrouw, iemand die kan pols lezen, iemand die de bergen intrekt om voor je te bidden en een soort priester samen ...
Posted in Reisverhalen by rbarilla
Happy Christmas everybody! Feliz Navidad!
Hello all Flavia and Gregory wish you all a Happy Xmas and a Happy new year from San Cristobal, Mexico. We will be here till the 27th and it is bloody cold!!!! like Europe Buon Natale a tutti Feliz Navidad a todos Flavia Y Gregory A truly zapatista nativity set (nevermind Gregory thinking ...
Posted in Flavia & Gregory go LA by Flav-Greg
Hallo! So, in der zwischenzeit hab ich einiges erlebt! ;-) War in einem weiteren pazifik-paradies: Mazunte... Dann ging es weiter nach San Cristobal- ich liebe diese stadt!! VOn dort aus ging es in den Sumidero Cañon zu krokodilen und pelikanen und abends zurueck nach san cristobal- und allabendlich ins ...
Posted in Touch the sky by marion2002