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Mexico’s Mysterious Maya

Every traveler must certainly remember their first trip abroad, and for me, that was Belize in Central America. The trip’s downside was catching my first case of dengue fever, but the upside was a visit to the ruins of the Maya city of Altun Ha. 242 more words


El Mundo Maya

With Cenotes, the Carribean and blue lagoons in my rear mirror, I headed toward the Maya heartland. Different epochs of Maya apogees can be identified, each with distinct power and cultural centers and city states striving for dominance. 542 more words


Travel Tuesdays: Palenque, My Love

This photo has always held a special place in my heart and soul.  This was over 11 years ago and my first time leaving the country. 112 more words



Sitting on the ruins of a Mayan temple overlooking the lush jungle is exactly what I wanted to do when in Palenque, the height of the temple and it’s elevated hillside location rendering superb jungle and lowland vistas. 463 more words



Thanks to our early set off from San Cristobal and my foot, our first afternoon in Palenque was pretty quiet.  The town itself has little to offer (aside from another round of tacos); the principle reason it exists, and the reason for our visit, is the proximity of the incredible Mayan ruins set deep in the adjacent jungle. 646 more words

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Community Analysis San Basilio de Palenque

Alright for those interested here is a little report I have put together over the course of my first three months living in San Basilio de Palenque… 28 more words


Agua Azul, Misol Ha & Palenque - Day 10

Sat 10th Feb

Waking up at half 3 wasn’t too bad as being ill meant I was asleep by 9 and had therefore gotten a decent nights kip. 477 more words