Tag Archive: mayan

Oct 18

The land of a thousand villages.

Stage 5 Part 1 Elevation

After our first day in Guatemala, Tony and I spent the next two weeks working our way 500 km south-west across the country to a city near the Mexican border called Huehuetenango.  Yes, some might say we were going backwards… again. In Guatemala though we were moving forward! Just very, very slowly… In fact, it was …

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Jul 11

Sleeping with the Gods

Calakmul

The Yucatan Peninsula is a large flat chunk of land completely covered in dense steamy jungle.  Leaving Tenosique, Tony and I had the task of crossing this large sea of green, about 700 km of it, to reach the most western coast of Mexico, and the Caribbean sea. But we would not just be crossing …

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