Travel Blogs from Palenque, Mexico

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Merida, Chichen Itza, Palenque (whew!), Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Merida, Chichen Itza, Palenque (whew!)

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... boot. We stayed outside of Palenque town at an area called El Panchan, run by the extended family of one of the Palenque archaeologists. It is a winding jungle complex of cabinas and a few restaurants. While our hotel room was killer--cheap, clean, ...

Where shamens and christianity meet, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Where shamens and christianity meet

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... camera out of her bag. She does think of everything! With that we’re able to shoot some pictures of the beautiful Palenque ruins. The camera worked well considering how wet it was and we got some good pictures in spite of the rain. Palenque is ...

Jungle Ruins...  it up, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Jungle Ruins... it up

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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Jungle Boogie, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Jungle Boogie

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... bumped into people we have already met in the last month or so. Tomorrow we are going to the ruins of Palenque (the biggest mayan ruins in Mexico) in the morning and doing a trip to 3 waterfalls and swimming spots in the afternoon, as its so hot and ...

An eastern Mexico domination..., Oaxaca - Palenque - Tulum, Mexico travel blog

An eastern Mexico domination...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... . The mayor? Some hippie dude doing fire twirling. And Don Mucho's Italiano restaurant - home of the most plentiful caipirinhas in all Palenque. Probably. The colony of hippies - I think known as a 'joint' of hippies, makes for a karma-filled retreat from ...

Paid to Play Episode 4:  The one about the........, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Paid to Play Episode 4: The one about the........

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... , touring ancient ruins, and other tasks associated with the job.  So here are some new fotos from around the region of Southern Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize.  At the moment this is all I have time for but there is more to come in the ...

So this is Zapatista country!!, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

So this is Zapatista country!!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... they got to the bottom of the sight, they took a cab up to the top. haha. I walked. Dumb. Then it was back on the bus, suffering through a few more hours of wild driving. Costs: Day trip to Palenque, 26$, terrible sandwich 4$, water 3$, hostel ...

Palenque, Jungle and Mayans Ruins, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Palenque, Jungle and Mayans Ruins

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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... and the recent discoveries at Copan and Calakmul. Beside the attention that K'inich Janaab' Pakal's tomb brought to Palenque, the city is historically significant for its extensive hieroglyphic corpus composed during the reigns of Janaab' Pakal his ...

Campeche and Palenque - Doubling Back, Campeche and Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Campeche and Palenque - Doubling Back

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... from Frontera Corozal in Mexico to Bethel in Guatemala, we had to backtrack, thus staying another night in Campeche and Palenque respectively. After a five hour journey on two buses from Piste via Merida we were glad to arrive in Campeche around ...

Proposal in Palenque!, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Proposal in Palenque!

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... around the site museum which had a number of finds from the site on display and did a pretty good job of interpreting Palenque's history. After a welcome late lunch in the modern town of Palenque, we spent the remainder of the afternoon chilling out ...

ruins, jungle and heat, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

ruins, jungle and heat

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... everywhere had closed up. - Stayed in a nice cheap place in town. the town - unlike tulum and isla mujeres, Palenque is a real mexican town. - Nice atmosphere, a very different area to the Yucatan penninsulla. - Chiapas is mostly ...

Bad luck with buses in Palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Bad luck with buses in Palenque

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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We departed late at night from Campeche to Palenque, splurging on a first-class (read: expensive) bus for the typically six hour overnight ride. A bit tired from our fast-paced travels thus far, we were sleeping soundly when we were jolted awake by the ...

Palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Palenque

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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More Ancient Ruins And Colonial Cities, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

More Ancient Ruins And Colonial Cities

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... 30 stone figures carved by the Olmecs some 3000 years ago. From Villahermosa it was a long day of driving to reach the Palenque ruins in the state of Chiapas. Chiapas was of course the site of the Zapatista uprising in the early 1990s and it seems ...

Palenque (doorway to Guatemala), Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Palenque (doorway to Guatemala)

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

palenque

A travel blog entry by kris

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The sites on my ruta maya keep on getting better and better, I had the most fun here so far as you get the chance to feel like you are actually exploring as oppose to being led around. I was very tired though as the overnight bus from Campeche ...

Oh Yes...Palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Oh Yes...Palenque

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... each. Day 1 After a broken lie in from the cockrels and playing children outside we finally ventured outside about 1pm. Palenque town was not great, most travelers stay in el remante on the road to ruins. After checking the internet we tried ...

Maya´s in the jungle, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Maya´s in the jungle

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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And it was a succes. The Palenque ruins are very impressive, in the middle of the jungle the Maya´s knew what they were doing. Even impressive enough for Marcelito to finaly make an appearance again. Not much more to say about it though, as you can ...

Chiapas... from San Cristobal to Palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Chiapas... from San Cristobal to Palenque

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... cantina where the beer was cheap and the hard-drinking women were scary!! The day after we headed out to see the ruins at Palenque, the reason we had come here. A collectivo to get there cost 7peso's and entrance is 38peso's. The ancient Mayan ruins are ...

Livin' la vida loca, Palenque, Chichen Itza, Tulum, Yucatan, Mexico travel blog

Livin' la vida loca

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... , very indigenous. Then a speedboat ride up this amazing 1000m high canyon, crocs everywhere. Early morn, I headed for Palenque where I found some trully magical Mayan ruins in the jungle, mist enshrouded, very mysterious. The first hispanic people ...

The Great Mayan Ruins of Palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

The Great Mayan Ruins of Palenque

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... around 100BC and become a city between 300-900AD. The pyramids and temples are carved with hieroglypic inscriptions relating to Palenque's history. Inside the pyramid Templo de Las Inscripciones is the tomb of Hanab Pakal (The God/King of Palenque) and a ...

Mayan Ruins of Palenque: Palenque, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Mayan Ruins of Palenque: Palenque

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... live band playing in the square, eaten plenty of delicious Guacamole, and saw the amaaaaazing ruins of Bonampak, Yaxchilan and Palenque!!  These places are incredible!! Wow!!  These are all Mayan ruins from the so-called Classic period meaning ...

A Long Unexpected Day Trip, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

A Long Unexpected Day Trip

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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... and we were famished so for us, after eating a nice club sandwich, we had 1.5 hours. The guide book said to truly appreciate Palenque you need about 2-4 days. The race was on. Needless to say, we hit all the highlights and in record time. Sweaty and ...

Our Indiana Jones Adventure, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Our Indiana Jones Adventure

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... been excavated so lots more discoveries await. Tikal has the "middle of the jungle" setting bursting with wildlife but Palenque was more intriguing. More intriguing than the fact their aquaduct/draining system still works!  Palenque is special, like ...

A New System is Born, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

A New System is Born

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... de las Casas because that's what the Lonely Planet recommends. They also recommend rather doing a day trip from there to see Palenque's ruins. Judging by the number of good quality hotels and the grey-haired brigade being out in force it seems it's ...

Ruins in the Jungle, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Ruins in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Well, after arriving in the town of Palenque this morning, John and I spent the afternoon exploring the ruins this afternoon.  In case you´re thinking of doing the same thing, I really ought to point out that, in the jungle, in August, in the middle ...

Monkeys in the Jungle, El Panchan/Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Monkeys in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... quite good!!!! The road was very twisty and the bus seemed unable to stop! Was very glad to get off on reaching palenque. (scenery was quite cool....lots of little houses...with the usual chicken and other farm animals wandering the streets!) Had no ...

Agua Azul and Misol-ha, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Agua Azul and Misol-ha

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Z Palenque jsme si jeli na turu, ktera nas zavedla ke krasnemu 35m vysokemu vodopadu Misol-ha a pak ke kaskadovym jezirkum Agua Azul, kde jsme se prijemne osvezili. Od deti jsme si nakoupili cukrovou trtinu a jine ovoce. :) Vecer jsme zakoncili v ...

looking for my passport and my friend jose, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

looking for my passport and my friend jose

A travel blog entry by locaparacristo

?hola amigos! (i love that i can put upside down question marks and exclamations with this keyboard.. :) )... i?m still in palenque! but good news, i have my passport. i now fully understand what James is talking about in James 4:13-15 "Now listen, youwho ...

Extraordinary Mayan ruins, Palenque, Mexico travel blog

Extraordinary Mayan ruins

A travel blog entry by tipep

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... as steep. At Tikal, you climb the pyramids and you are over the canopy...not so here. Having said that, the setting at Palenque is spectacular, lush green at the edge of the Sierra de Chiapas forest, and the ruins are gorgeous with exquisite carving. ...

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