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Guatemala- Tikal

Guatemala- Tikal

El Remate was the gateway village to visit the ruins of Tikal.  This Mayan architecture is notable for its size and some unique building features.  The most visible unique feature is the stone “crest” on the top of the main temples.  Some of the temples at Tikal have...
Guatemala- arrival

Guatemala- arrival

After nearly 30 days of exploring this small country, we found that leaving Belize was a fairly simple procedure.      The Belize side requires a few fees and stamps upon exit.  And try as I might, I could not get the agent to smile, even though we were all speaking...
Belize big iguanas and rising rivers

Belize big iguanas and rising rivers

Down near the Southern border of Belize lies Punta Gorda, an interesting little town. It has a very Caribbean vibe.  But many people speak Spanish, as it shares a jungle border with Guatemala.  In PG (as the locals call it) this strange house towers over all the...
Belize exploration- independence, zoo and more!

Belize exploration- independence, zoo and more!

NOTE- There are several videos in this story.  If you can’t see them, please try viewing it on another device. The last few posts have had videos which really enhance the story, but they do not play well on all devices.  I apologize for any inconvenience. The Chicken...