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Cenotes and old ruins
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Created: April 24, 2017, 02:10:36 AM   -   Last edit: May 26, 2017, 08:07:37 AM
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<div><><div><><div>Was time to hit the road again towards Cancun and the tourist hell to see some Cenotes and old ruins. Then maybe a few more days on the beach.<><div><><div>What we always do. Enjoy some roadside eateries. It's very basic food but cheap.<><div><><div><><div>Our hostel near Chiapa de Corzo and the town of Tuxtla Gutiérrez. The main attraction is a spectacular gorge and Chiapa de Corzo is an archaeological site of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica located near the small town.<><div><><div><><div>There's still many VW's running in Mexico and some are still in good nick. It seems the hipster culture movement have blown some life into owning these old classics.<><div><><div><><div>Damn the murals in Mexico is so cool!<><div><><div><><div>Parque Nacional Cañón del Sumidero<><div>" The Cañon del Sumidero National Park is one of the main tourist attractions in Chiapas, one of the most ecological and one of the most imposing canyons in the world. National park was decreed the 8 of December of 1980.<><div><><div>It began to form 70 million years ago thanks to the action of tectonic movements called Horts-Graben; Which, due to their characteristics of earth mass movement, are called tectonic pillar and tectonic fossa respectively.<><div><><div>The rocks that we see today in the walls of the Sumidero Canyon, began to form about 136 million years ago based on sediments and calcium minerals (limestone), which is formed by the action of some marine animals such as corals, This supposes that, in antiquity, this region of Chiapas was submerged by a shallow sea. Its main attraction is the canyon of walls that reach the 1000 meters of height. On February 2, 2004, the park was also declared a https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sitio_Ramsar'" class="bbc_link" target="_blank">Ramsar site in Mexico." Wiki<><div><><div><><div><><div><><div><><div><><div><><div><><div><><div><><div>The sheer size of the canyon is mind blowing!<><div><>