Peering through the trees, looking down at Agua Azul in Chiapas, Mexico. Near the Mayan ruins of Palenque.

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The Mayan ruins of Tonina in Chiapas, Mexico

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Montebello Lakes, Chiapas, Mexico:

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✯ The Mayan Temple of the Inscriptions pyramid ruin emerges from the rainforest at Palenque.  Chiapas, Mexico :: Photographer Macduff Everton ✯

The Mayan Temple of the Inscriptions pyramid ruin emerges from the rainforest at Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico. I really want to go here someday--the setting reminds me of a place in my book.

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The Maya ruins of Palenque sit in the mist-shrouded jungles of eastern Mexico. The Temple of the Inscriptions, shown here, is the site's most impressive structure. Deep within the temple is an ornate, vaulted chamber containing the crypt of the ruler Pacal.

Palenque is located in the Tumbalá mountains, and overlooks the jungle below. The Usumacinta River is part of the settlement and created a means of transportation for Palenque citizens.