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Ri Paling is my hero
One of the many amazing things about Palenque culture is the hair. The women of San Basilio de Palenque have a history of extrodinary hair styles that isn't just for trend but rooted in history and utility. This hair salon is run by Ri Paling who has traveled the world to talk about her skills, salon and history of Palenque and hair. From Palenque women in the 16th century mapping out directions on how to return to Palenque if captured by the Spanish TO Palenque women having tools for survival in their hair - this hair salon is not only a place to get a cute look but to learn something.
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