Valladolid artisans lament lack of tourists at Craft Center

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In the “Craft Center” of Valladolid, Yucatán, women artisans said recently that their sales have been really low, due to the fact that tourists don’t visit this place regularly, event though they usually stop in the city during daylight hours. “In most cases, tourists only reach the Craft Center when they need public restrooms, and don’t More...

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