Mystic Jungle Lodge
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... again, we came across bones of those that had the ultimate pleasure of being human sacrifices. Eventually we were led to a cavern where an entire human skeleton was lying untouched since it had met its demise.
Unfortunately it was not possible to take photographs inside the caverns, as all formats of photography are banned. Apparently this was implemented in 2012, after one particularly careless tourist dropped their camera and managed to smasha 1000 year ...
Early morning fruit salad breakfast then down the dirt road to the ferry, and 45 minutes later to the local bus station. Our taxi driver was a typical Rasta, had us in stitches, not only his sayings, but he only had to open his mouth with his accent and we were rolling. He kept turning around to look at us and not at the road, but at least we were watching where he was going, sure that helped!
The bus station was busy and the busses are behind a fence. When ...
... were just rediscovered in 1986. Inside there are untouched and undisturbed remains of Mayan offerings and sacrifices. Yes, we saw no less than 5 skeletons, calcified and preserved by the elements, as well as hundreds of pots used to make offerings to the Gods. Some pretty crazy stuff went on in there.
To to reach the area with the artifacts requires a 45 minute walk through ...
... Sarteneja nights, feeding the animals (spider monkeys, howler monkeys, manatees, deer, squirrel's and curasow). Having arrived in San Ignacio yesterday, we spent today exploring the Actun Tunichil Muknal caves which was incredible. The limestone caves have been preserved in a natural state for thousands of years since the Mayans used them for sacrifices and ceremonies. We trecked/swam/climbed our ...
... clever wouldn't get out of the way for me to do it, sitting in the door frame. Clever little monkey. This meant I missed lunch! Later I had a manatee swim which I hadn't had in a few days with Khaleesi, she was as great as always and the afternoon sun was good. In the evening we watched a documentary about manatees that featured Wildtracks a few years ago, plus a tomato-heavy lasagna, even better in my ...
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