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Twelve Days in Comitan

September 7th 2012
US$1 = approx 13 Mexican Pesos August 27, 2012 Today is my birthday, and once again, I am alone. At least that’s the way the day began. I started exploring the streets of Comitan, a city in the Mexican state of Chiapas, having just arrived the evening before and eager to familiarize myself with a new area of the country. I soon found myself heading uphill on the edge of town t ... read more
North America » Mexico » Chiapas » Comitan

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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