While walking the streets of San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas state the abundance of street art was irresistible. It seemed that walls in very public spaces were adorned and respected. Take a look!
Art and Life in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Our final days in San Cristobal were spent exploring the Santo Domingo market, a maze of tents, which was only a couple blocks from our hotel and wandering the hilly neighborhoods Then on to the hills where we felt … [Continue reading]
The dates on the facade of this church read 1522-1524 when it was constructed. San Juan de Chamula is a small town just a 30 minute drive outside of San Cristobal de las Casas. The church is lovely from outside with large turquoise pots adorning the … [Continue reading]
Having been a potter for 30 years I search for ceramic creations wherever I visit. In this case I found Amatenango, a village southwest of San Cristobal. No tour companies go there so I was very lucky that my friends … [Continue reading]
The hotel where we were staying, Hotel Posada Primavera on Calle 16 de Septiembre, is decorated with wood carvings of saints which I greatly admired. This St. Francis was in our room and other two were in the hotel lobby. Asking the … [Continue reading]