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... dozens of other ruins on the grounds. But even so, there was plenty to see and we had fun taking cheesy photos doing handstands, human pyramids and other various acrobatics in front of the ruins.
I know everyone talks about Teotihuacan, which was really cool, or Chichen Itza, which I haven't been to yet. But for my money, Palenque is where it's at in terms of ruins. Definitely a trip highlight.
Feeling like an idiot
... down through the rainforest to the Queens Bath waterfall which was very pretty. As we were leaving the park a Mexican woman asked if we would have a picture with her little girl, the next minute the rest of the family arrived and we proceeded to have photos with each family member (of which I towered over all of them) while they called us princesses! They were so happy when we asked if we could have a photo with them! After a spot of sunbathing we were picked up to visit ...
... The pyramid structures are different, the layouts are different - so even though seems like we are seeing a lot they really do all have their own characteristics
The Mayans that built Yaxchitlán used the rivers to transport materials and so it is distinctly different to the other Mayan temples we have seen.
Here, there are complete labyrinths within the temple. There is moss with green, lush grass everywhere. It almost feels ...
... my bus ticket for tomorrow morning and changed some dollars. The Ado bus station in Palenque town seems to have lots of different rules from the one in Merida. You can´t pay in dollars here, which meant that I had to change 10 bucks in town. I am getting low on pesos and I want to have enough of those to get me to Guatemala, hopefully with a bit to spare. Soon I will be using Quetzales (Guatemalan currency).
Word/ term of the day - coati = Mexican raccoon
... tonight. The rains have hit and its bucketing down, we let the rains subside before heading out.
We head over to the friendly Chely’s first where I have my first coffee in Mexico and its pretty good. The bartender even made it look pretty. Hinesh has his Bohemia Claro beer and together we look for our new home in San Cristobal. We decide to go with Airbnb again and fingers crossed that this private room will have a door in the bathroom. We have a ...