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The recovering city of Villahermosa

By Brian Rogers | 1 Comment » January 12th, 2008

A 13 hour bus drive leaves us in the formerly flood ravaged city of Villahermosa near the Gulf Coast. Certainly off the beaten path, we got to take a look at how this city is recovering from what locals called the “Mexican Katrina,” which affected more than 300,000 locals. See how the recovery effort is progressing in today’s photos.

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One Response to “The recovering city of Villahermosa”

  1. Kim Says:

    amazing photos…LOVE the heron!!! You surely have knack!!!

    I feel like I am there with you…Keep up the great travel-log…I’m hooked!!!

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