Inside The Mayan Church of Chamula

The rooster patiently awaits his death. The floor is covered with pine needles, there are no pews in this church. Thousands of candles adorn tables in front of Catholic saints, carved out of wood or wax, garishly dressed, themselves enclosed in glass boxes. This, here in Chamula, deep in the heart of Chiapas, Mexico, is a Tzotzil Maya church, the …

MURAL ART of San Cristobal de las casas…Chiapas

A little peek inside the ART AND CULTURE of San Cristobal de las casas in Chiapas. San Cristobal is considered one of the “magic towns” of Mexico. …Surrounded by lush mountains, waterfalls and maize fields in the land of the indigenous Maya, one is transported and inspired by this rich and diverse culture. Walking among the streets, artistic expressions ooze …

The spirits of Oaxaca…Mexico

This morning we leave the city of Oaxaca for a new set of adventures upon our travels. We will be heading south to San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico.   Oaxaca has been one spirit filled adventure with many festivities and celebrations! Our journey began in the mountains of Oaxaca where we visited the sacred site of Monte …

The Indigenous parade rocks San Miguel!

PHOTO POST from San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico… Indigenous tribes travel from far and near to celebrate San Miguel Day… A truly vibrant, colorful and heart expansive gathering it was, weaving together and celebrating the bountiful blessings upon Mother Earth.