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Las Labradas Petroglyphs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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North of Mazatlán, you will find one of Mexico's largest natural parks; La Meseta de Cacaxtla. I recently had the opportunity to visit park to see the pre-historic Las Labradas Petroglyphs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, within the nature reserve.



Established in 2000, this 125,000 acres eco reserve is home to 26 species of amphibians, 59 species of reptiles, 79 species of mammals including jaguar, and over 350 kinds of birds.

Although we didn't see a jaguar, we did see these incredible petroglyphs on the boulders along the Pacific Ocean coastline. The local community provides guides (inquire in Mazatlan first - only 45 minutes north), a small museum and sometimes fresh Mexican food available for purchase.

Visiting this vast wild area is not only awe-inspiring, but helps some of the poor communities that are now the guardians of the park such as Barras de Piaxtla and La Chicayota.










Unfortunately there is not a lot of information in English, but here are some links with more i…

Puebla / Mexico City 7.1 Earthquake 9/19/17

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Mexico was hit again with another earthquake on September 19th. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the state of Puebla near Mexico City. Damage in Puebla and Mexico City as well as other surrounding states in Central Mexico. We've put together images and videos from social media so you can see what is happening and we will keep updating. #MexicoEarthquake #PrayforMexico

Last Update 10:53am PDT 9/20/17


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https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us2000ar20#map



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The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 225. https://t.co/krqmD6gB7p— The Associated Press (@AP) September 20, 2017

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Drone footage shows ongoing rescue from #CDMX#MexicoCity#Sismo#Temblor#LaRoma#AlertaSismica#Earthquakepic.twitter.com/a01yzVrwmj— Hurricane Info (@HurricaneData) September 20, 2017

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