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Anne & Carolyn's Panama Canal Cruise

Day 8 ~ Thursday, April 4, 2013: Puerto Chiapas, Tapachula,
& Izapa, Pre-Columbian Archaeological Site, Mexico

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military boat Chiapas Sign Welcome Center
Military escort to port Welcome to Puerto Chiapas Chiapas Welcome Center
church construction site grocery store
Iglesia la Luz Del Mondo Lunchtime at construction site Grocery store
university school of languages city scene
Autonomous University of Chiapas Tapachula
Tapachula, Mexico museum plaza
Tapachula ~ Center Building: Museum (old City Hall) ~ Photo by CWS Casa de la Culture Plaza
Archealogy Museum stela 90 stele 89
Museum of Archeaology of Soconusco Stela 90 ~ Izapa ~ Sign Stela 89 ~ Izapa ~ Sign
Signs in the museum: The Soconusco Region ~ Inhabitants & Communities ~ Olmec Expansion ~ Aztec ~ Architecture ~ Sculpture ~ Pottery
Stela 25 Stele 23 Stela 1
Stela 25 & our guide ~ Sign
Large photo by CWS
Stela 23 ~ Izapa ~ Sign Stela 1 ~ Cacahuatan ~ Sign
skull figurines Olmec figurines
Skull ~ turquoise mosaic & gold eyes ~ Sign
Large photo by CWS
Chantuco Figurines ~ Sign Olmec Figurines ~ Sign
metals stone tools pottery
Metal Tools ~ Sign Stone Tools ~ Sign Pottery ~ Izapa ~ Sign
yoke Aztec goddess significant sculpture
Stone yoke ~ Sign Aztec Goddess ~ Sign Composite Sculpture ~ Sign
Large photo by CWS
monument to Benito Juarez church San Augustin church
Monument to Benito Pablo Juárez García in Tapachula, President of Mexico 1858-1872 ~ Large photo CWS Iglesia de San Augustin, Tapachula
church interior church church
Church interior ~ Large photo by CWS Church ~ Photo by CWS Church
city hall statue Hildago statue
Tapachula City Hall ~ Large photo by CWS Statue of Fray Matías de Córdova Statue of Hildago
city hall stained glass window 2 stained glass window 1
City Hall ~ Large photo of mural by CWS Window: Crossing Paths ~ Sign Window: Bountiful Land ~ Sign
mural plaza plaza
Mural at City Hall City Hall Plaza On the sidewalk
Domino's street school
On the way from Tapachula to Izapa Elementary school
Izapa view statue
Izapa Ruins View from entrance Statue
steps ramp of building guide
Building Guide Miguel & group ~ Carolyn at right
mound walls walls
Izapa mound Walls & walkway
mound Stela stela
Mound & rocks Stela Large photo by CWS
stone furniture path on mound view from mound
Artifacts ~ Photo by CWS Mound View from Mound
ballfield Anne
Ball Field Anne ~ Photo by CWS Izapa building
Carolyn stela Anne & Carolyn
Carolyn on the mound Stela Anne & Carolyn ~ No larger image
ship our ship welcome center
Ship in port ms Statendam in port Chiapas Welcome Center
flags at Chiapas pavillion pool
Flags at Welcome Center Pavillion Pool at Pavillion ~ Photo by CWS
character view from ship port
Entertainer at Pavillion View from ship ~ Photo by CWS Shoreline

More Information

Soconusco ~ Wikipedia
Tapachula ~ Wikipedia
Tapachula, Chiapas
~ Mayan Travel Guide
Fray Matías de Córdova
Izapa ~ Wikipedia
Izapa: Home of the Mayan Calendar

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Photos in header: Niagra Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagra Falls by Herman Stubblefield.

Updated December 7, 2013