Chiapas’ most famous archaeological site has been increasingly difficult to reach in recent months, with the road to the ruins of Palenque being repeatedly blocked by local protesters. 834 more words
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On Friday, October 14, 2016, I had the privilege of visiting the pueblo of Palenque de San Basilio (“Palenque”), Bolivar.
I first heard about Palenque about three months ago, when one of the staff members at my school told me that he wanted to take me there. 1,357 more words
Palenque, and more specifically El Panchan, is one of my favorite places in Mexico so far. At first glance it does not seem like there is much going on here but staying in the jungle right next to the national park with Howler monkeys howling in the distance of a morning and some of the most impressive waterfalls for swimming in just a colectivo away more than makes up for the lack of nightlife. 786 more words