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Submission + - Apocalypse tourism: Where to celebrate doomsday? (cnngo.com)

PolygamousRanchKid writes: December 21, 2012 marks the end of the current cycle of the Mayan "Long Count" calendar. And while this has had some fearful types preparing for the end of the world, others have been preparing to travel. The Mexican government is expecting 52 million tourists to visit the five regions — Chiapas, Yucatan, Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Campeche, over the next 12 months, says the Latin American Herald Tribune. So, if you're wondering where to spend the last tourist dollars you'll have as a breathing human being or just want to see the looks on those faces when December 21 comes and goes uneventfully, here are a couple ideas in and out of Mexico that are worth checking out.

Tapachula, Mexico — This homely border town between Mexico and Guatemala has installed a large digital clock in the city to count down the days until December 21, 2012, according to The Daily Mail.

Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Mexico — The board also recommends to "Plan your trip to these archeological sites in advance so that you have a spot in a memorable celebration that won't take place for another 5,125 years!"

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Apocalypse tourism: Where to celebrate doomsday?

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