Las Ruinas de Palenque April 4th 2009 This morning I finally made it the the ruins of the ancient city at Palenque, the reason many people come to visit this area of Chiapas! It is much more accessible than Yaxchitlán and Bonampak, and a huge archaeological site with a nice museum. That said, it is, of course, much more crowded, but not nearly as bad as Tulúm was. It total, the ruins of the ancient city cover more that 40 square ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » Palenque 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
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
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