Mexico June 07    Part one: Puebla, Oaxaca, Mazunte, San Cristobal de las Casas and the mountains of Chiapas

And again, i happen to visit a country in the rainy season which might help to explain the fairly grey skies in most of the pics.

Streets of Puebla


The bus journey to Oaxaca










The city square of Oaxaca

Beetles are definitely mexican cars




It rains.
The roof of our hotel

Taken from the roof of our hotel


A tropical shower on the road from Oaxaca to Puerto Angel. The road across the Sierra Sur was spectacular, but unfortunately i was stuck in the middle of a minibus so i couldn't take any pictures. Damn shame.



A moth
Sunrise at Mazunte

Our hotel

The Pacific ocean was lukewarm
but not really safe for swimming



An Iguana

A tropical thunderstorm



Who gets power from where?
San Cristobal de las Casas




Sunset in San Cristobal






The Rio Grijalva, a river that flows through the impressive Caņon de Sumidero, a canyon that in places has walls that drop 800 M to the waterline.
Photos do not do this natural wonder justice. But at least i gave it a try.




Baby Cocodrilos




The river banks start to rise





A spider monkey


Weird shapes created by nature.

The lake at the end of the canyon



And going back through
the canyon



A big tree in Chiapa de Corzo

San Cristobal

The next set of pictures is taken from the bus that took us from San Cristobal to Palenque. These are the highlands of Chiapas, very poor but with some excellent coffee. And beautiful.















































The view from our room in Palenque.




A Scorpion without the stinger