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The Other (Better) Palenque: Tonina

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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Cascadas De Agua Azul

Mexico is a country of a thousand colours.

Finally with plenty time in my hand, I started to go through the hundreds of pictures taken in Mexico and memories of our time over there started to flow through my mind. 273 more words

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Harmonic Convergence Ascension Code 22:41:89

Today is the 89th day of the year of the Blue Spectral Storm, Dreamspell kin 47, long count date 13.0.3.16.1 1 Imix. This marks exactly… 237 more words

Palenque: Black. Proud. Free.

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

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Things to do in Palenque / El Panchan on a budget

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

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Mexico, Chiapas

April 24 – May 6, 2016.

Chiapas is the Southern Mexican Sate bordering Guatemala. Mountains, Rainforests, Mayan Archeological sites, Indigenous Culture, Waterfalls, Rivers with clear blue water, Lakes, Canyons, colonial towns… … 1,320 more words

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Is Palenque Shit Hot, or a Shithole?

When you think Palenque, you probably think of this:

Or maybe this:

These are the stunning ruins of Palenque, in Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas. They’re easily one of the country’s greatest archaeological treasures. 777 more words

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