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Palenque, Mexico

Located in the Chiapas region in Mexico, the ruins of Palenque are stunning and well worth a visit if you’re in the area. While not as big as other famous sites like  372 more words



Meaning ‘wooden stick’, Palenque really is in the sticks – the ruins of an ancient city abandoned by the Mayans in about 850 A.D. and devoured gradually by the rainforest every since. 688 more words

Crazy Copan

I scrambled onto the old rock wall and looked down. There, right in front of me, was the residential zone, where the Kings of Copan… 546 more words


Day 13. In a day?

I feel like I only just went to sleep when my alarm goes off at 4am.

Its an early start, but I know the day will be worth it as I get to see some of the best Mayan ruins in Mexico and beautiful waterfalls. 735 more words

Palenque & San Cristobal de las Casas

01/02/16 – 06/02/16

Hoewel we later nog terugkeren naar de regio, vinden we dat we niet naar San Cristobal de Las Casas kunnen trekken zonder een tussenstop in Palenque. 828 more words


Mexico contd.: Palenque, Tulum + Chichèn Itzà

The minivan came hooning round the cobbled corner just after 5am. ‘Palenque!? Paaalenque?!’ and as fast as he’d jumped out he’d bundled us in and we were off to the jungle. 1,533 more words