¡Hola Chicos! Today I’ve gone off on my own to take a traditional mexican cooking class. This is something I especially enjoy doing while visiting another country. I’m trained and work as a cook so it helps my career goals and definitely adds to my personal satisfaction. I love to cook, eat and anything to […]
(February 23 – written by Dave) San Cristobal is sometimes called “the Oregon of Mexico”. Today we saw why, for a time riding through pine forests and climbing a pass that reminded us of Santiam Pass in Oregon. There were even some logging operations and few mills working away. No log trucks however – which […]
At 9PM on a Tuesday night in November, the ADO bus pulled out of the Oaxaca bus terminal for a 10 hour journey to San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas via an endless series of twists and turns. Isma and Fernando, the friends we met in Puebla and traveled with in Oaxaca, took the same […]
San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico I have finally ventured beyond my Latin American home-away-from home — Guatemala — and into the southernmost Mexican state of Chiapas, a region that was actually once a part of Guatemala. My first destination: San Cristóbal de Las Casas, the cultural capital of Chiapas and center of the Zapatista […]
The last time I went to San Cristóbal de las Casas in Chiapas was about ten years ago. I went there for the Christmas holidays. The first time I visited San Cristóbal was also at Christmas, and my husband and I also went to see the nearby town of San Juan Chamula with a guide. This is an […]
San Cristobal is located in Chiapas, the Southernmost State of Mexico, we got there after a night-bus ride at about 6 in the morning. The outskirts of the city can feel chaotic and, at times, they seemed kind of dangerous but overall they are stunningly beautiful. As you get close to the city center the city […]
San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chis, Mexico, Jun. 1 (Notimex).- The Chiapas high school of Bachelors (Cobach, for its acronym in Spanish) signed the renewal of the agreement with the Agricultural School of the Humid Tropical Region (Earth University) of Costa Rica.