Temple of Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico

Imagine a flourishing city in the 7th century – nearly 1400 years ago! Now, imagine what it would look like today. We had the incredible opportunity to visit Palenque, located in the Chiapa mountains in southern Mexico. Palenque flourished as a Mayan city in the 7th century, then was absorbed into the jungle of cedar, …

Valladolid: Full of surprises!

Valladolid, Yucatan, Mexico

‘Downtown’ cenote (underground swimming hole)! An international flair. Fascinating historical convent. And, beautiful ‘Street of the Friars’, leading to the neighborhood of Sisal (the same name of the town we live in)! We knew about the cenote. The rest were all surprises in our recent adventure to Valladolid. Quick links to pics and images: Valladolid …