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... In the Infant I classroom none of the students spoke any English (except "Good Morning") they were learning phonics and copying things off the board but only know 5 alphabet letters. So that was interesting. Then we ventured to the next room and the teacher didn't seem like she loves her job. She told us that she can't do a good job because she doesn't speak Spanish and that's all we could help her with. Her students were learning about long o. They could recite the rule, "when a word ...
... other section of the cage to calm down and she just wanted to cuddle and cry. When I brought her back in she just ran off into a corner and sat in a little ball of sadness. It's not nice to see her so distressed; she's usually such a smiley little monkey. Equally, I don't want to baby her and always run to comfort her as she really needs to learn to stand up for herself and find her place within the group again. Fin sometimes backs her up, but his inability to read social ...
... and the ubiquitous Central American brown street dogs, wily and squirrely, svelte and sneaky, were eking out a living from scraps, garbage, and hand-outs from visiting tourists. We also saw several massive Ceiba trees, the sacred tree of the ancient Mayan world. The juvenile Ceiba tree has enormous, impressive, thick, pointy spikes all over its trunk that could most certainly be used to stab through one’s tongue or penis during a sacrificial ritual. As the tree matures it loses ...
... much the entire trip- I don't blame her! Loosing a tail for a monkey is the same as loosing limb for any other species, so her future, for the time being, is uncertain. As she is so young, there is a chance she will adapt and be able to keep up with her peers, thus she may be re-released into the wild. Worst case scenario, she will become a sanctuary monkey and will have to remain in captivity at Wildtracks (which isn't really that bad). ...
Totally unplanned but we're here at Tikal at the equinoxe which is really cool as the Mayan temples and their shadows line up. We left the hotel but it was still a bit of a drive. Saw a beautiful sunrise on the way but otherwise we were catching up on our sleep. One of the nicest things about arriving early, like most other sites, is avoiding the throngs of tourists, not to mention the weather is cooler as well. We had a great ...