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... was a slower-paced day than the previous ones. We passed on the package-tour options but went by taxi to a local butterfly farm. On the way I learned that there is a big Mennonite community around San Ignacio, and Mennonites produce over half of the country’s fruit and vegetables. Our driver explained to me that there are very traditional Mennonites who forgo modern technology and still travel by horse-drawn carts, and there are more modern ...
... tonight, so, Amanda, Sara, Purnima, and I, went to see if we could find them to take pictures. We were able to get pretty close to a couple, and got some fairly good pictures. Being the brave soul that I am, I decided to get a picture with my foot next to one of the frogs for size comparison. And then it happened. The frog, being the jerk that it is, jumped directly on to my foot. Of course, I screamed, and kicked the frog off (into the pond ...
... the plot and their confidence or wanting to see sunlight when they are 2hrs underground. We spent around 3hrs in the dark before re-emerging for a well earned lunch of rice & beans.
Our guide was great giving us great insight into the history and possible ideas as to why certain sacrifices happened or why they were in a certain place etc. He was really funny and also told us of the more challenging times in the past when this area of Belize and nearby Guatemala ...
... 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 ...
After a friend of ours broke down up on the mountain we decided that it might be best to take a tour with a company rather than drive there ourselves. We were glad we did. The paths up the mountain were terrible. We were fortunate that is was dry as it would have been hard, if not impossible to make it through. There are quite a few things to see up on the ridge. Caves and waterfalls mostly. The views of the mountains from up there are fantastic. At one of the spots ...
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