Belize Trip, July 13-19, 2010

San Ignacio Hotel

Lunch at the hotel

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On the road to Xunantunich

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Getting the SUV across the river the old fashion way

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A partially excavated structure

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Main residence

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Sculptures telling the story of the heavenly world, the common world, and the underworld

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A view of Xunantunich from atop of the main residence

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A fashion statement

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Harnessed up for the Black Hole drop

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Just about ready to let the insanity begin

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An intrepid rappeller

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Look ma, no hands

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Rich on his way down

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A view from the opposite side on the Black Hole

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Crossing the Belize border into Guatemala

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Approaching a sacred temple in Tikal, the seat of Mayan power

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The main plaza where the nobles were willing sacrificed to the gods

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Main temple

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Overlooking the central plaza

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Excavation in the background

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Rich with secondary temple in background

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Example of ongoing excavation

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Typical street in Flores, Guatemala

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Having a brewski while waiting for the rain to pass

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Cave tubing park back in Belize

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Arriving by water taxi to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

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Huts at Ramonís Village Resort

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Paradise

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Flight back to Belize City for return to U.S.

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