Quintana Roo has beautiful beach places including the very popular Cancun as well as Tulum.
I fell in love with Chiapas when we entered San Cristobal De Las Casas. Chiapas boasts great coffee, great chocolate, colonial Spanish towns, cloud forests and Mayan ruins.
Our Glimpse of Chiapas
Moxviquil and Na Bolom
This is the story of the two hour mountain climb I dragged Carmelo on, so I could find some old ruins, and act as Indiana Jones in the process.
Chamula and Zinacantan
Chamula is a village close to San Cristobal that has become a tourist hot spot due to the religious practices in the town church.
Zona Arqueológica Palenque (Palenque Ruins)
We visited the ruins twice, once using the tour which took us from San Cristobal De Las Casas to Palenque and then I forced everyone out of bed early the next morning to view it before all the tour buses arrived.
Palenque Tour from San Cristobal De Las Casas
If you are anywhere near Palenque then I highly recommend visiting this archeological site. From San Cristobal there are one day tours.
2 Day Itinerary for San Cristobal De Las Casas, Chiapas
We bumped into a group of kiwis travelling through Mexico and they only had two full days to spend in San Cristobal De Las Casas. See the best of San Cristobal in 2 days.
Orquideas Moxviquil (San Cristobal De Las Casas)
This is the tale of how we enthusiastically decided to go for a bush walk and then I ended up dragging the family on a 2km trek up a steep mountain without food or water supplies #mumfail.
Churches of San Cristobal De Las Casas
I haven’t been able to find out why there are so many churches in such a small area but it is one of the features
Grutas de Rancho Nuevo
We did not book enough time at this place. There are caves to explore, horses to ride, different foods to try, a market with indigenous
Canon Del Sumidero
Highlights At each stop I reached down and put my hand in the cool river, until we reached the crocodile stop. Kenzo said “Mum don’t
I fell in love with Chiapas when we entered San Cristobal De Las Casas. Chiapas boasts great coffee, great chocolate, colonial Spanish towns, cloud forests
San Cristobal DLC Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe
The Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe December 12th In Mexico the patron saint is Our Lady of Guadalupe. Her feast day is December
Take Your Family To Mexico
Mexico often gets bad media attention and many people are hesitant to visit there, let alone take their kids there. And I’ll be honest, we were scared of those stories about your children being kidnapped. But after spending three months there, if you’re wondering if you should take the family to Mexico, we would say “Take your family to Mexico!”
Houses and Streets of San Cristobal De Las Casas
One can’t visit San Cristobal De Las Casas and not be enamoured by the cobblestone streets, the decorated homes and the variety of colour. We
Vehicles in San Cristobal
Police Vehicles We have seen many police Utes, police motorbikes and police cars. They are the same as what we saw in Isla Mujeres and
Playtime in Chiapas
I love seeing our kids come alive when they’re doing something adventurous.
Wildlife in Chiapas
Chiapas is full of wildlife. We saw crocodiles, lizards, birds, frogs and butterflies