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... swooning with excitement. At the opposite end of the park from Bellas Artes is the Diego Rivera Murals Museum. When we went in, we were surprised to find just one mural. In fairness, it is gigantic and features a legion of different characters. It is enough to keep you busy for a while. Interestingly, the artist featured a self-portrait of himself as a child amongst the crowds. Most of the rest of the museum space was devoted to ...
... contained many rooms as well as crypts containing the bodies of important people and special artefacts. And just in case we weren't ruined out by this point there were two more important ruins to visit! Yaxchilan and Bonampak which lie deep in the jungle close to the Guatamalan border. To reach the ruins we took a 4 hour ride from Palenque in a mini van packed with locals returning to their remote villages. Upon reaching the small border town of Frontera Corozal we ...
The ferry boat was exactly what I was looking for. For $20 I had a 30/45 minute ride from one dock to another and our giant communal boat ploughed down the canals bumping from one flower-festooned, garishly painted gridlocked boat to another. Mariachis sang, birthday girls were serenaded, food vendors nimbly navigated the rapidly disappearing spaces between the dozens of boats and more than once we braced for impact as we bumped our way along. As it was a Sunday, the canal ...
... out after seeing Tikal, Tulum, Palanque and Chichen Itza. As you enter the site you walk down 2 miles on Calzada de los Muertos (Valley of the Dead) and the two main features of the site ate Piramide del Sol and Piramide del Luna. The highlight for me was Pyramid de Sol, the third biggest pyramid in the world. We climbed up this massive structure and enjoy the view below. Unlike me, Hinesh is still impressed by the ruins, especially the size of Pyramid del Sol and Pyramid de Luna. He ...
... of a country before embarking on a trip & second languages seem to come more naturally to him, but as per usual he patiently helped me find my own way. Leo also helped us to gain confidence by forcing us to order our meals in Spanish & amazingly (slowly) a few sentences have come together. "Hola, Mi nombre es Kara y me parece un café con leche gracias" Mexico City was a instant burst of colour, strange & wonderful culture, music and the most ...