Travel Blogs from San Ignacio
... I began to perspire. I don't think Dragoman will be using that photo or quote in their next brochure The others are either caving or exploring some other ruins while I catch up on wifi and journal but this afternoon we are playing Frisbee golf through the jungle. It will probably rain and I will turn red again. And some people think I have a dull life. For those who are interested I'm off the rum and have invested $7 in a bottle of Kentucky bourbon! Bye for now. Love to you all. X. X Xx ...
When we got to school this morning, they were having an assembly. Marie and I grabbed the teacher prizes out of the book room (so I got to snap a picture of the cocaine book for your enjoyment). We went up to the top level where they were outside, and after the assembly, they practiced the song again (ugh), we also had to sing the national anthem, but Ms. Martha cut it short, only one verse and the chorus, because it was so hot out. Then, the teachers were having ...
... got back, we had to go and sort the prizes, which, as is par for the course, took MUCH longer than necessary (about 2 hours), but it is done now, thank goodness. I announced at one point that I had sorted all the books by grades and was putting them in piles on the bed, and that people were to please not eff it up. (I said eff, don't worry), and Margaretrose told me she liked my style and she wished I worked at her school, so I guess if my transfer to Papa ...
... flatter forehead in the earlier Mayan generations was believed to signify nobility, later it was copied by the poorer Mayans so in this cave which was used by later generations it didn't necessarily indicate nobility.
We felt proud that we'd seen such a sacred site, voted number one by National Geographic and it was interesting to learn more about the Mayans but I don't think i'll be taking up caving as a hobby, it was a bit too adventurous for me!
... they were used for ceremonial purposes. Many of the Mayan artifacts and remains are completely calcified to the cave floor. One artifact named the “Monkey Pot” is one of just four found in Central America. The Mayans also modified cave formations here, in some instances to create altars for the offerings, in others to create silhouettes of faces and animals, or to project a shadow image into the cave. The cave is extensively decorated with cave formations in the upper ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Piache Hotel San Ignacio
Other places to stay in San Ignacio
Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve , San Ignacio | 4 star hotelfrom $389
- Beautiful setting, great staff
- Rusic Luxury
- Overrated Blancaneaux
Branch Mouth Road, San Ignacio | 2 star hotelfrom $62
- Good as Gold!
- Very Friendly
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Macal River, San Ignacio | 4 star hotelfrom $384
- Honeymoon in belize
- Worth the drive
- Chaa Creek was the most amazing place!
Mile 69 1/4 Benque Viejo Road, San Ignacio | 4 star hotelfrom $236
Negroman Road, San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $91
San Antonio Road, San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $263
10 Burns Ave., San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $16
Western Highway, San Ignacio | Hotel$75 average
30 Burns Avenue, San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $12
San Ignacio | 2 star hotelfrom $31
Mile 681/2 Western Highway, San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $35
Mile 60 Western Highway, San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $70
Chial Rd., San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $65
Mountain Pine Ridge, San Ignacio | 3 star hotelfrom $156
- Go now while it's still undiscovered.
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Paslowfalls Road, Bullet Tree Falls Village, San Ignacio | Hotelfrom $134