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Ek Balam

This is the facade at Ek Balam. Notice the monster mouth doorway and the Mayan Angels.
Ruined in the Yucatán

May 20th 2006
I have been struggling with how to wrap up my journey through Mexico. I don't know if it was the intense heat in the Yucatan or the onset of the rainy season or maybe even the fact that I saw so many amazing things in such a short time, but I haven't been able to find the words to describe it. Since I left Palenque I have visited six different cities in Mexico, each one uniquely different from t ... read more
North America » Mexico » Yucatán

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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