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... at myself for the loss of my charger to be in the mood to party. I have 84% left on my battery's current (possibly last) charge, so I backed up everything I could onto my USB key and powered down for the night, listening to the live music and cursing myself for being such an idiot.
New blog feature: Gao quote of the day
Milton: "We have to leave early, because sometimes the revolutionary gangs close the roads."
Gao; "Can I join them?"
... you can imagine how simple life was in the Mayan times. Snakes, Jaguars, birds and water all represent aspects of the levels of spirituality that the Mayans believed in and they represented the kings, queens and mother nature.
We continue to on to Bonampak which is nowhere near as important a settlement as Yaxchitlan but still an important site in Mayan culture. Bonampak closes at 430 and as it is nearing to 4pm we are basically alone and again ...
... had a stand-off with a Mexican squirrel like-racoon, which was better than having a Mexican stand-off with a furry friend. I was out on the veranda and then a four legged animal stopped, sensing another being and looked in my direction. It was too dark to make it out then, but I stared in its direction and tried to seem scary, before darting into my friend and slamming the door shut, before locking it. Tomorrow morning I would see the animal in its flesh; a ...
... Warrior Temple only to find a newly constructed hut covering the top and the hieroglyphic on display was also recently renewed. For me, it takes away from the authenticity of the place but I guess that’s how these ruins are maintained for the future generations. Sadly, a lot of the ruins in the actual jungles were like this. At least one of them had a sign telling you that the hieroglyphic you are seeing is only a replica of the original (the original is in ...
... as the humidity and heat got me. I might have well have jumped in the river as you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference. I looked like I had just done a 10km run in the Australian sun
The temples & pyramids were amazing and we spent 3-4 hrs wandering around before strolling back 7km to our hotel during which time I almost drowned in my own sweat again. Next we are off to Merida the capital of the Yucatan area which will be hot but hopefully less ...