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We slipped into Belize today and immediately felt the laid back, relaxed atmosphere of the country. They have a multitude of influences in Belize. Belize used to be British Honduras and is still a commonwealth country. There are Chinese here that migrated here when Hong Kong returned to China. Hong Kong was a British colony and so was Belize so …
... Tunichil Muknal is a cave that was a sacred place for the Mayan people. They are thought to have to these caves in 750 AD. The Mayans believed it is a place where their gods resided. In times of drought they would bring their gods offerings whether it be vases of grain or human sacrifices. We saw clear evidence in this in the second half of our walk in the cave where we saw these ancient artifacts laid out.
The actual cave walk was pretty cool. We begin we ...
... break the skin. I hope to never hear the song again. At 10:15, I headed up to the Infant 1 (Kindergarten) classroom that I was teaching in. I got there in time for second morning prayer. One little guy asked why I wasn't praying, and I told him I didn't know that one, which he accepted without question. One great thing about Kindies is that they don't seem to mind anything too much. The teacher was very nervous about having centres in her ...
... hotel. A couple of the ladies from the Ministry of Education needed to catch a ride with us, so I was relegated to sitting on the floor of the van. The roads in Belize are less than smooth, so today's blog probably could have also been called "Butts Up". We stopped at a supermarket on the way back to get big jugs of water and they had Capri Sun pouches with rum already in them - fancy! When we got back to the hotel, we all went to ...
... and were very entertaining people to hang out with for a few days. Angela had complained that she didn't have any Belizean girl friends there, so I made the offer of trying to hook her up. She certainly had a few more offers from the males in town though as people frequented the house bringing gifts of inebriation. One of these was their landlords son (not sure if he was called Cereal or Surreal - probably neither of those), who also had relatives who studied at the ...
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