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... but they seem to be more serious. We were so happy to be on our way. The bad and unreliable company, and the one with most of the fault was named Casa Verde Travel Agency; it´s the one on the corner right after you get off the dock. Try to avoid this one if you can!
We arrived in Antigua and went to the same place that we had been before. It was cheap and had a very nice hot shower, just what we needed :)
Day 1: November 14, 2013
We woke up at ...
... for me to watch! We made our way along the river banks and up to a small township called La Pintada. They had a woman's enterprise project making maize dolls and weaving traditional Mayan fabrics that they then made into scarves and bags etc, so I bought a little woven bracelet off them. It was then time to ride back along the river to our hostel, the horses kept stopping to eat then racing each other to get ...
Among the ruins that have helped to unveil Mayan history is Altar Q, a rectangular stone altar with carved portraits of all of Copán's rulers, from the founder, Yax Kuk Mo, to the last ruler, Yax Pac.
... site. At its peak, the Maya civilisation stretched from central Mexico and Copán is where their territory ended. The site is smaller than others we have visited but contains some really well preserved sculptures. Colourful Macaw parrots fly between the trees overhead and heavily-armed soldiers patrol the site, as a reminder that Honduras is one of the most dangerous countries in ...
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I also learned that Mayans believed that when they died they would be transformed (reborn) into butterflies. I went on a nature trail and saw many exotic butterflies, some less elusive lizards, and later, a poisonous caterpillar. The residences were in different batches and there replicas of the tombs. After finishing in the main site I went to see Las Sepulturas (2km past the ticket ...