6 practical tips for avoiding the need for a porcelain dental Crown.

1.- Use dental floss. We all think our teeth are clean after we’ve brushed our teeth and/or have used mouthwash. However, a great variety of dental lesions actually appear in interproximal spaces (the gaps between one tooth and another), and these areas can only be cleaned with dental floss. 2. Protect yourself against bruxism....

The Outstanding Natural Attractions of Chiapas.

Chiapas is a paradise of natural wonders and together with the state of Oaxaca, is a global biodiversity “hotspot”, forming part of the Meso-American Biological Corridor. It has a diversity of ecosystems, tropical rainforest, montane cloud forest, mangrove swamps, deciduous dry forest, grassland plains, pine forest, even tundra on the highest volcanic peaks. Chiapas...

El Aguacero and Sima de Cotorras.

Both of these natural attractions are about 2 hours travelling time from San Cristobal. The first is one of the least visited but most beautiful places in Chiapas, a large waterfall within the Rio La Venta canyon. To get to the river, there is a   pathway down the canyon sides, through semi-deciduous forest....

The Lacandon Rainforest

If you have 4- 5 days, the largest and best preserved area of tropical rainforest in North America is well worth exploring. Here you will encounter ancient Maya cities, small Lacandon Indian villages, beautiful lakes and rivers, and pristine rainforest that is home for many species of animal. The forest is sufficiently large to...

El Chiflon

A visit to this spectacular series of waterfalls, about 2 hours from San Cristobal, is best in the morning or midweek to avoid the crowds. The popularity of this attraction is understandable; many small waterfalls, rapids and blue turquoise pools within the forest, some suitable for swimming, lead you to the astounding final fall,...

Tonina

The archaeological site of Tonina is just 2 hours from San Cristobal, close to the city of Ocosingo. The majority of this site was excavated only relatively recently during the 70s 80s and 90s. The principal structure, the acropolis, rises over 70 metres above the main plaza and is one of the highest structures...

Yaxchilan

This amazing site is worth visiting just for its spectacular setting, in the heart of the Lacandon Rainforest, on the banks of the wild Usumacinta River and is relatively close to Bonampak, another Mayan site, famous for its coloured murals. To reach the ruins you have to take a boat from the Chol Indian...

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