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El canon del Sumidero

This is Chiapas, one of my favorite states in Mexico. I have been there three times, and every occasion I come back it amazes me again and again.

The contrast between natural richness, colors, the exquisite mayan atmosphere and the poverty, is very striking...

Populations who have suffered for centuries. First the mayan rigid hierarchy, then the spanish colony which preserved this stratified society and now, the exploitation by the land tenets and land lords who corrupt politicians in order control all the natural resources but mainly the people who work for them....

Chiapas, a beautiful state, an everlasting tear on Mexico's face....

I took this picture on september 2003. The Sumidero Canyon, with cliffs and walls high as 1 km...

  • Last visit to Estado de Chiapas: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Jun 9, 2004
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