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Going With the Flow

The shock of the humid and hot weather after San Cristobal had us craving a swim. So we looked up a good place for one in the Lonely Planet book and set off in the direction the front desk waved us in to look for a collectivo to take us there. 407 more words


Jungle Ruins

Palenque was our next stop after San Cristobal. We also took our longest bus ride thus far to get there. It was roughly an 8 hour bus ride which wasn’t too unpleasant, but I was definitely happy to get off. 1,328 more words


Palenque, Roberto Barrios Falls, and Alien Rumors in Chiapas, Mexico

Palenque, Mexico

The road from San Cristóbal de Las Casas to the Palenque ruins is a tortuously winding, pot-holed affair that left me nauseous and then relieved once we arrived at our first stop along the road — a Mexican breakfast buffet that came complete with tortilla chips and chicken enchiladas (which, sadly, I have been lacking as part of my breakfasts these past 31 years). 1,317 more words


Exploring Chiapas, Mexico

This weeks post covers 3 amazing places visited within the region of Chiapas and just into the region of Yucatan. I’ll keep this short, as it’s my beautiful little sisters 20th birthday today, and as the thunder storm has just stopped, drinks need to made and celebrations begun. 530 more words


Crossing the Mexican boarder: Palenque and beyond

We arrived in Palanque early in the morning after the coldest bus ride of our lives. Palanque is a inland town in southern Mexico in the state of Chiapas. 976 more words



From Merida we moved on to Chiapas and the Palenque ruins. The vegetation changed quite a bit and became more jungle like. The city itself is also older with the creation myth claiming the original ruler reigned something about 1000BC. 599 more words


Fond farewell to Mexico, and hellooo Guatemala: from Palenque to Flores & Semuc Champey

by Christina

(This post delayed by having either slow or no wifi and cell service in Guatemala! But not full 1 week food poisoning delay, so yay, right?) 2,503 more words

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