Tag: chiapas

The Highlands

One of the coolest parts about being stationed in San Cristóbal are being a short drive from a lot of different small towns. The indigenous people are more highly visible here than in other parts of Mexico, and when you…

We need your help

The Oaxaca Children Grassroots is a non profit in the US, that funds the Centro de Esperanza infantil, in Oaxaca. This is where we did the little photo workshop last month. The center sponsors the education of kids from poor…

An interesting weekend

This past weekend, we did several interesting things. Parked in a living room: Made empanadas from scratch: Drove into a town where almost half the houses had biblical inscriptions painted on the walls: Drove among cows: Attempted to hijack a…

From siesta to fiesta

After two nights turned into six in Calderitas, we backtracked to Chiapas and into the rain. Calderitas itself isn’t much to visit. This is one town that I’d describe as a “nice place to live, but I wouldn’t want to…