Hopkins Bay Resort
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... yes the rains started last week. Too late for most of the corn, but in time to mess up my ability to plant a crop of Black-eye peas. My intent was to plant peas in the 150 acres that produced poorly. I bought lesser grade seed to plant and till under before I planted the next round of corn in November. Peas...really beans add nitrogen to the soil...corn takes it out. If you rotate the two crops, you need to add less minerals ...
... a 7 mile walk or hitching a lift. Luckily an English couple were on the same bus and had prearranged a taxi and were kind enough to let me join.Hopkins has a nice vibe to it. It's only a small little town and locals seem to just along with their lives; it hasn't become too touristy yet.I missed Keith's message about dinner but did catch up with him for a couple of beers later. Random to see him in this part of the ...
Mitch slept with the racoon last night; turns out Otto doesn't really sleep at night (shocking, considering racoons are nocturnal). He also peed on his bed. As a result, Otto is now looking for a new bed companion (I haven't volunteered...). It's so difficult because racoon need constant companionship as they are such social animals, really he needs another baby racoon friend!
Nugget the peckery is getting really big now and is ...
... well. Today felt much warmer than yesterday. The boys and I took turns swinging in the hammock while playing rummy and zobledoodles on the front porch. Dave and I alternated taking naps. We had a nice lunch even with the bats hissing at the boys. Then, after lunch, we headed to the iguana project in San Ignacio. Our van ride out was fun as we were joined by several staff members heading home for the day. Albert, our ...
Having spent two satisfying days at Tikal it was time to move on. Next we were headed east to San Ignacio, across the border in Belize. Since most visitors to Tikal come on a day trip from Flores / Santa Elena, there are frequent buses that ply from Santa Elena not just San Ignacio but all the way to Belize City. But there is no direct transport available from Tikal which is an hour north on a spur road and we had no intention of back tracking two hours ...