Merry Christmas from the colonial city of San Cristobal de las Casas! Since our last update we have travelled through two very different regions of Mexico: the coastal plains of the Yucatan, and the mountains of Chiapas.
Our trip through the rest of the Yucatan was quite interesting. We followed Mexico’s Gulf Coast through the cities of Merida, Campeche, Ciudad del Carmen, Villahermosa, and Cardenas before heading inland.
Colonial streets in Campeche. The city center is enclosed by a big stone wall which was used to defend against pirate attacks in the 1600s.
The main square in Campeche. Every night there was music or performances on a big stage.