Sights in San Andrés Tuxtla
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Twelve kilometers southeast of San Andrés, a 242-step staircase leads down to the impressive Salto de Eyipantla, a 50m-high, 40m-wide waterfall. Follow Hwy 180 east for 4km to Sihuapan, then turn right to Eyipantla. Frequent TLT buses (M$12) make the trip from San Andrés, leaving from the corner of Cabada and 5 de Mayo, near the market.
Watch and inhale as the puros are speedily rolled by hand at the Santa Clara cigar factory. Cigars of assorted shapes and sizes, including the monstrous Magnum, are available at factory prices, and the 50 torcedores employed here (together rolling 10,000 puros a day) are happy to demonstrate their technique.