Hotel Plaza Palenque
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... turn around we asked them where they were heading and we were going to the same place. We offered to give them a lift and that's when we realised there were 3 of them, our car is also full of all our **** and trying to fit it all in was a nightmare but hey we have the luxury of traveling by car. They were great people from Argentina that had been traveling around Mexico for a month. They needed to get to Palenque because they had missed the bus and needed to arrive in Playa ...
... in the fall of the Mayan people.
We then had some free time for bit to explore other parts of the site. I climbed up the temple of the sun, which was effort, then we both went up the temple of the cross. The cross wasn't a christian thing; a 'T' symbol represents life in the mayan world. When it is upside down it represents death and there were upside down 'T'-shaped windows in the tombs. Anyway, the views from the top of thwe temples were incredible.
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... surrounding Merida Parque Grande. The owner overcharged us which meant he forgoed his tip, and we then set up camp in the park. The park was very busy, possibly owing to a stage being set up at one end of it, which then showed some kind of play. In the meantime, we watched a pigeon attempt to land on a woman's head, which was just hilarious, and a mouse scurry around. Later on, the mouse scaled Jayna's rucksack and climbed onto her ...
... of the road is unpaved which forces all transport to crawl along at around a top speed of 20mph.
The big problem is that the road is in a poor state, full of potholes and bumps,so that it shakes everything to pieces. We twice had to stop so that the driver could tighten the wheel nuts!
Inside it feels even worse, as you bounce around like some demented idiot, trying to keep your teeth clamped shut in case you bite off your tongue. ...
... with live music and large pink drinks with umbrellas in them. The rooms smell like sewage and the water pressure is iffy, but who cares? This feels like vacation.
We checked in, dumped our bags, and quickly reassembled for our afternoon visit to the highlight of the area: The Mayan ruins and temples of Palenque.
Spectacular Mayan ruins in the jungle
A short walk into the national park brought us to the entrance to ...