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... A month ago a woman came to the village with a signed document, dated July 2015, stating that she owned all the land, basically the mountain on which these three villages depended. She claimed that it had belonged to her father, long since deceased and was now claiming his land as her inheritance. She had the backing of the local politician elected to the Congress who is known to be heavily involved with the narcotics trade. Basically what she wants is for the people to buy the ...
... were found by US explorers in 1839, set in the thick jungle and accordingly much of the ancient stone walls still have trees growing out of them, reminiscent of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Surrounding the site is a forested area from which many of the tropical birds we had spied in Lago Yajoa made an appearance, made all the more impressive set against the spectacular ruins. We spent a couple hours exploring the seemingly endless complex of ...
... Wat they don't really hold up. With plenty of ruins still to check out, it brings into focus whether the more inaccessible ones are worth the effort of going to. Something to consider.
The rest of the day was a bit of a write off. Whilst the town is nice there is nothing to do so I spent most of it in a hammock. I did grab an awesome fresh and cheap candy floss followed by a toffee apple, like an old school fair special ...
... is looked upon as one of the main Mayan sites and it definitely deserves the accolades. It is an extremely impressive site with some large pyramids and fine structures. Some of the plazas have been cleared of vegetation, so you can get a good view of the temples. Oddly enough, trees have taken root on some of the structures which reminded me of Ankor Wat in Cambodia. Even more uncanny was the fact that there are large faces carved in stone on some of the temples which ...
As Keith said it was an early start the next day as there was a mammoth journey in store to get across the border and to Copan in Honduras. I've kind of been planning our route based on what looks logical and realistic on the map, but a few occasions when the logistics manager (basically I've outsourced transport to Keith) looks at the journey the day before it hasn't quite been as simple as I thought! Obviously I take full responsibility and don't blame Keith for only looking ...