Yaxchilán (Day 1 in the Jungle) February 18th 2011 Today is the first day here in the Lacandon Jungle, and first day that I've ever been to Mayan ruins. The one we went to today, as you can see, is the Yaxchilán ruins which are accessed by boat through the Usamacinta river which is situated between Mexico and Guatemala. The boats are long and skinny and have a cover so that we won't get sunburned along the way.
The ride to the ruin ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » Yaxchilan 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
One who has travel itchy feet who has no income D; That is who I am! I have travelled to various places in Canada and been outside to several locations, but of course it is through my parents as opposed to my own paid way. Alberta, the East Coast provinces, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. I'd only be able to post-write about Alberta and the East Coast, as the other times were visits to relatives and been so long too.... full info