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Stories and Tips Palenque

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Palenque town, not just a tourist trap!

Written by ArnyZona on 23 May, 2007

Like I said in the intro, Palenque town has a bad image of being infested by backpackers. Not that this should be negative, but somehow it means hostels and shared bathrooms. The 'sophisticated' traveler wants to keep away from that and stay in luxurious resorts.…Read More


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Great Mini Market on the Road to the Ruins

Written by ArnyZona on 22 May, 2007

If you are staying in one of the hotels/resorts on the way to the Maya ruins, you don't want to go all the way to the town to get some beer, water, or snacks. From the town to the ruins, you can find a little…Read More


trekkin treena and Caroline do Palenque

Written by trekkin treena on 19 Nov, 2004

We arrived after a thirteen-hour bus journey from Cancun that was absolutely buzzing, due to the help of sleeping tablets. We rolled into the nearest hotel -- hotel Avendia -- which ended up being pretty good, with double beds, a pool, and a forest behind…Read More


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