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In the heart of the Maya’s Civilization, Palenque represents just 5% of this ruins. The rest of the city of Palenque is under the jungle. The gates close at 5pm, so I recommend to arrive early in the day to see and appreciate the beauty of this place.

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Travel of the mind - Part I: Roberto Barrios.

Sometimes travel memories aren’t big thrills. No adrenaline rush, you don’t hear the gushing of blood pumping through your veins. Sometimes, those memories are just about being at the right place with the right people. 1,084 more words


Mexico's Chiapas State in Photos

Aaaaah Chiapas, the Mexican state everyone loves – except perhaps the Mexican government. Some of Mexico’s most visited tourist sites are packed into this southern state, while its cultural capital San Cristobal has become a backpacker Mecca in recent years. 511 more words

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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