Meanwhile in Oregon – San Cristobal to Comitan (93k/11,019k) — Leave Without Pay

(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 […]

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San Cristóbal de Las Casas: Cocodrilos, Controversial Catholics, and a Clandestine Army — The Relevance

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 […]

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