Category: Mexico

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Zapatistas and Graffiti

One of the main reasons I wanted to go to San Cristobal de las Casas is to learn more about the EZLN, or Zapatista movement.  The Zapatistas are a group of indigenous people who rebelled against the Mexican government in 1994, corresponding with the date the North American Free Trade Agreement was enacted.  The EZLN ...

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San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico

San Cristobal de las Casas is a stunning city about 8 hours away from where I’m renting a house in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.  Normally I would go for the chicken buses and save money, but I took a shuttle bus there because I wanted to take a brain break.  You can arrange to get to Mexico...