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Adventure Awaits in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Adventure Awaits in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

“You need to take a step and then jump,” instructed the guide as I approached the ledge pondering the eight-meter plunge into the pool of refreshing water below. The narrow ledge could not support both feet so there was no chance to stop and freeze with fear on the edge. This jump needed to be […]

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Episode 27 – Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas an Adventure Capital in Mexico

Episode 27 – Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas an Adventure Capital in Mexico

We are starting off the year on Staying Adventurous with Adventure. The quest to Stay Adventurous is an easy task in Tuxtla (for the adventurous) with a plethora of world-class outdoor activities that include Rappel, Caving, Canyoning, Hiking, Mountain Biking and also plenty of culture and cuisine to explore and appreciate. Most adrenal activities are […]

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The Five Drinks You Need to Taste in Tuxtla, Chiapas

The Five Drinks You Need to Taste in Tuxtla, Chiapas

Visitors come to Tuxtla for the outdoor adventures, the chance to rappel waterfalls and sinkholes, partake in caving, canyoning and more. Much more. Tuxtla Gutierrez, the capital city of Chiapas, is an outdoor adventure-focused destination in Mexico. Yet, truly staying adventurous involves all the senses including taste. Certainly Tuxtla provides  visitors opportunity to taste plenty […]

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Taking an Ultralight Flight at Sunset in Chiapas

Taking an Ultralight Flight at Sunset in Chiapas

The days, filled with adventure, spent in Tuxtla Gutierrex will always be special to me. And such another incredible journey deep into Mexico would not be complete without a memorable sunset. Fortunately for me, my time in Valle Bonito proved up for the task. On a day that started with a descent down the seven […]

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The Buzz of Bonampak; Visiting the Mayan Sistine Chapel

The Buzz of Bonampak; Visiting the Mayan Sistine Chapel

We boarded the bus and left Palenque well before sunrise. We needed to travel far, not in distance per se, but the roads would take us through the jungles of inner Chiapas. Our destination: the Mayan Ruins of Bonampak, one of the must see, best Mayan sites in Chiapas. What’s the Buzz Inside Bonampak? The […]

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The Chiapas Adventure with ATMEX

“Craig, you must visit Chiapas one day, you will love it.” She made her case well, as she often told me reasons to visit her home state of Chiapas during our afternoon coffee conversations at the office oasis, the Banamex fountain. Her family would even take care of me as she knew my Spanish skills […]

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Chiapas, A Journey Through Less Visited Mexico

Chiapas, A Journey Through Less Visited Mexico

Chiapas without a doubt is one of Mexico’s most fascinating states. The modern day people that inhabit the region are the direct descendants of the Maya and still maintain close ties to their century-old traditions and customs including their own language and distinct pattern of dress. With landscapes that range from misty mountains and highlands to dense jungles […]

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