Chiapas and Tabasco Experiences

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Chiapas and Tabasco Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Taking in mist-covered ruins: Much of the enormous complex of Palenque has yet to be excavated, so you can see how thoroughly the jungle claimed... Read more

  • A Voice of Many Voices

    In the early hours of January 1, 1994, while most of Mexico was sleeping off the New Year's festivities, the Zapatista National Liberation Army... Read more

  • Chiapas and Tabasco Background

    As early as 1000 BC, Chiapas was in the domain of the Maya, along with Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and much of Mexico. The Maya controlled the... Read more

  • Shopping in Chiapas

    The weavers of Chiapas produce striking embroidered blouses, huipiles, bedspreads, and tablecloths. Other artisans create leather goods, homemade... Read more

  • People and Culture

    In Chiapas you'll still find remote clusters of grass-roofed huts and cornfields planted on near-vertical hillsides. Things haven't changed much in... Read more

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