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San Andrés Larrainzar (4)

Huipil tzotzil para venta comercial de San Andrés Larráinzar. Chiapas, México.

Lana tejida y brocada en telar de cintura. Elaborado hacia finales de la década de 1990. 11 more words


The Ruins at Palenque: A True Jungle Gem

Honestly, you never know what those wacky Mayanist scholars are going to say next. In their book The Maya, authors Michael Coe and Stephen Houston describe a stone relief as “God L, the patron of warriors and traders, smoking a cigar,” The minute I read this, I knew that I had to see it. 798 more words


Mexico Travel Guide, part 2; Chiapas.

And then it comes Chiapas (To me; the best place in Mexico). So, Chiapas… lest’s start with Palenque. An arqueological site.

Its been a long time that I haven’t visited Palenque, but I have gone there since I was a kid (it is like 1.5 hours from my hometown Villahermosa in the state of Tabasco). 1,394 more words


UNAVCO - GPS Data Visualization: Chiapas Earthquake

On September 7, 2017, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake occurred offshore southern Mexico, causing damage and strong shaking as far away as Mexico City. A network of GPS stations throughout the country and in Central America recorded ground motion caused by the earthquake. 22 more words


Your Elections Come After Our Autonomy

Even after the failure of the democratic socialists in getting Bernie Sanders elected, even after their resources became co-opted by the likes of war-hawk Hillary Clinton… 445 more words

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Santiago el Pinar

Detalle de un huipil de Santiago el Pinar, Chiapas, México.

Algodón mercerizado tejido en telar de cintura, con detalles y uniones realizados a mano con el mismo material.

Fotografía de R. Schneider.


Tapachula Day 0: Sunday, May 27, 2018

We made it to Tapachula!

After falling in love with Mexico City, we arrived at Tapachula airport in the early afternoon. As we landed, I was struck by the vibrant green of the city below. 240 more words