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... they were in cancun, in Caye caulker, at the zoo and now in San Ignacio so we HAD to say hi. We did and found out we are doing like the exact same trip. We sat with them and chatted for an hour or so and this guy convinced us to do this tour called ATM with him tomorrow. It's supposed to be absolutely amazing although you can't take a camera so I'm pretty bummed about that, and if we are reading this blog you probably are too because you won't get to see this. it's ...
... a personal 4-person funicular for the lazy/unfit guests made this a magical place to relax. I haven't even begun to tell you how friendly and genuine Gaia staff were.
We were welcomed with homemade rum punch (well the punch part was homemade) and eucalyptus infused iced-towels. The view from their deck takes your breath away. Our rooms ...
... them onto the skulls. Just take a moment to think about that: remains that have been untouched since first century AD being ****** up by over eager tourists. It just goes to show what an honour it is to be able to access the caves as it is!
It was a bit quicker getting out of the caves as we stopped less, and we hit the outside sometime after two. After a quick lunch (where I was bitten by some nasty bugs) we made our way to the carpark. Here I had ...
... myself up the hill.
You could tell that it wasn't exactly the hive of activity, as the staff looked as if it was in the middle of siesta time. However, the trek up to the site was well worth it. Although relatively small compared with some of the better known excavations, its compactness meant you could see it all inside about half an hour. And even better, apart from a family who had their own private guide, I had the place to myself. There was a certain ...
... Maiden', encrusted with calcite, the most infamous and intact skeleton of the cave. Speculation surrounds the Crystal Maiden as to whether the 20 year old is male or female but regardless it is pretty awesome to see. Carbon dating showed artefacts in the twilight zone dated from AD 250 to the ninth century but the artefacts and skeletal remains in the dark zone, more than a mile in through subterranean rivers, precipitous cliffs and tight hollows the artefacts were ...
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