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PALENQUE: Butterfly / Mariposa  

PALENQUE: Butterfly / Mariposa

A flying visit through Mexico / Una visita relámpago a México

July 10th 2006
[click on the map for a cool satellite picture of the Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacan] Feeling quite chuffed with ourselves after crushing the Guatemalan border official's hopes to pocket our quetzals illegally, we continued our journey into Mexico by getting out of our coach and jumping on a boat and being taken downstream to the Mexican border post. Here our coach load were picked up by seve ... read more
North America » Mexico

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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