We bought tickets to ride to Palenque from Cancun. The ride is about 14 hours. We scheduled it so we rode overnight and just slept on the bus. It saved us a hotel room on top of a bus ride. The ride was comfortable – we were a little glad we had decided to buy … Continue reading Our bus to Palenque
Interestingly, I wanted to look back at prior NYT lists of places to travel and it turns out that I’m living in one of the destinations for 2014 and was living in one of the destinations for 2013. I have been to seven of the 46 locations or 15%. So I’ll do the same as … Continue reading The New York Times list of 46 places to go in 2013
Part of the tour package we bought that got us from Palenque, Mexico to Flores, Guatemala was a stay at a “Lancandon Indian village.” Honestly, the stops in Bonampak and Yaxchilan were worth it but the “village” wasn’t really what we expected. I’d have gone more rustic than this if we actually were in a … Continue reading Our lodging in southern Chiapas, Mexico
After our day at Palenque we went back to our hut for a night and the next morning caught an early bus toward the border of Guatemala. After a few hours we were traded off to a bus run by the Lacandon Indians. It seems that they have some rights to the land and those … Continue reading The boat to Yaxchilan
This is probably a rabbit skull. It is carved into the base of one of the tops of a temple at Palenque.
This is within one of the buildings at Palenque. It shows just how sweaty i can be…