Rakshitsa's

Address: Palenque, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in Palenque, is near Cascadas de Agua Azul and National Park of Palenque.
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Travel Blogs from Palenque

Magnificent Palenque

A travel blog entry by michadventure on Sep 05, 2014

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... first hand!)

The stunning Palenque archaeological site was first found in 1562 by a Dominican priest however he failed to make any reports of it and therefore no one in Europe knew of the discovery. Then in 1773 the church organised an expedition to see what site offered, a report was made and then famous adventurers came in droves all curious to discover the power center that Palenque was at the height of Mayan civilization dating back to ...

Buses and Blockades

A travel blog entry by mattmantle on Jul 08, 2014

... my bed, which was nice. That evening we had a few beers at the bar and played cards til about midnight. I came 2nd. I was robbed. As we were just about to go to bed, a guy with a flashlight turned up complaining that there was a snake in his roof, just chilling out. Apparently according to the handyman at the lodge it was poisonous. Cue a terrible nights sleep for me, alone, in my dark , potentially bug and snake ridden ...

Ancient Maya city

A travel blog entry by bulaska on Jan 05, 2014

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... that only about 10% of the city has been excavated and the rest is still covered by jungle, so there is still a lot to explore left. One of the most impressive things is the location of the city, in the middle of the jungle and rainforest. It resembles Machu Picchu a bit, only that it's humid and warm and Machu Picchu is rather cold and dry. It also remembered me of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

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Palenque

A travel blog entry by frawldog on Nov 20, 2013

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The 3rd stop of this fast trip to Mexico was Palenque. It was another place my wife had went to that I had not been to and she was quite impressed with these sets of ruins here. The ruins are two hours south of the gulf right in the middle of it. There is not much around here. It is a Mayan site, which I got a bit confused by because a lot of the sites in Western Mexico are Aztec sites. The two civilizations lived quite close and probably went to war a ...

Oaxaca to Palenque

A travel blog entry by waynenwendy on Nov 04, 2013

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... told jaguars are seen here as well but we didn't get a glimpse of any this time. . Bonampak ruins are also set in a very dense jungle and were hidden until 1946. The most impressive display of vivid frescoes (colorful paintings) inside one of the temples was definitely our highlight. After leaving Bonampak ruins we spent the night at the Mayan village of Lacanja in a very primitive cabana again in the middle of the jungle.
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