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Mayan Gravitas: Palenque and Xpujil

After hours of rolling through random Mexican countryside, we finally arrived at the terminal in Palenque town.  It was a quick ride in a van to El Panchan, the grouping of hostels, campgrounds, and restaurants that has sprung up at the gates of the National Park, we walked further back in the accommodation commune and finally found a cabana right up against the stream in the furthest back corner.  1,160 more words

Video Log of Kaylasa's Journey: 2nd & 3rd Entries

Second in a series of video logs by Kaylasa Jaguarstar on her Journey of the Red Queen.

UPDATE ON THE RED QUEEN’S JOURNEY, JULY 7TH, PALENQUE: Today, I explored the ancient city of Palenque.

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First encounter with Mayan history

Our next stop in Mexico, and in Chiapas, was Palenque. Famous Mayan ruins buried in the jungle. A town has sprung up along the highway, based on the tourism that has developed over the last 25-30 years thanks to the discovery and restoration of the ruins. 901 more words

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Mexico from Slides | Solo prt22: The Past and the Future

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Mexico from Slides | Solo prt21: Two Stairs and Two Holes

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