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22 Feb. 2009



Palenque is a national treasure and one of the best examples of Maya architecture in Mexico.
Palenque's huge temples rise from the mist; a jungle canopy of green surrounds them.
It is otherworldly.


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23 Feb. 2009

Surrounded by dozens of traditional Tzotzil and Tzeltal villages, San Cristóbal de los Casas sits at 7800 feet elevation. Two local weavers, Juana and Catalina, guided our bus to their village.

 


 

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The house that the bano built.
(I notice that they have a TV satellite dish.)





 

24 Feb. 2009
Bahias de Huatulco is on the Mexican Riviera, It is home to upscale boutiques and fishing boats. We stopped at a viewpoint for a last look at the Pacific Ocean. The rest of our trip would be inland.

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                              Locals call this Oaxaca cathedral "The Dollhouse"


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Can you see this angel in both photos?
Look near the center -- he's there.





    

26 Feb. 2009
MEXICO 190 to Puebla
Left Oaxaca at 9:00 a.m. for a short drive to Puebla. Got there at 2:00 p.m.

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