Holding a boa constrictor at the Belize Zoo (Tami Doughty)
Holding a boa constrictor at the Belize Zoo
Black tailed deer (Tami Doughty)
Black tailed deer
Natural tropical setting at the Belize Zoo (Tami Doughty)
Natural tropical setting at the Belize Zoo
Spider Monkey (Tami Doughty)
Spider Monkey
Ryan looking for more monkeys (Tami Doughty)
Ryan looking for more monkeys
Tapir - Belize\'s national animal (Tami Doughty)
Tapir - Belize\'s national animal
Turtle (Tami Doughty)
Turtle
\"Pops\" the toucan (Tami Doughty)
\"Pops\" the toucan
Beautiful hibiscus flower (Tami Doughty)
Beautiful hibiscus flower
Jaguar - not looking so friendly (Tami Doughty)
Jaguar - not looking so friendly
Old Man Monkey (Tami Doughty)
Old Man Monkey
Oscelot taking a nap (Tami Doughty)
Oscelot taking a nap
Hey pretty birdie (Tami Doughty)
Hey pretty birdie
Giving me a piece of his mind (Tami Doughty)
Giving me a piece of his mind
(Tami Doughty)
Exploring the beautiful grounds of the Belize Zoo (Tami Doughty)
Exploring the beautiful grounds of the Belize Zoo
Jaguarundi (Tami Doughty)
Jaguarundi
Polly want a cracker? (Tami Doughty)
Polly want a cracker?
Francisco making friends (Tami Doughty)
Francisco making friends
The lodge at Pooks Hill (Tami Doughty)
The lodge at Pooks Hill
The small seating area in our cabana (Tami Doughty)
The small seating area in our cabana
Our cabana at Pook\'s Hill (Tami Doughty)
Our cabana at Pook\'s Hill
The resident lizard living in our thatched roof (Tami Doughty)
The resident lizard living in our thatched roof
View from our cabana down the hill into the excavation site (Tami Doughty)
View from our cabana down the hill into the excavation site
Hector leading the way en route to ATM! (Tami Doughty)
Hector leading the way en route to ATM!
Leaf-cutter ants blazing their way across the jungle (Tami Doughty)
Leaf-cutter ants blazing their way across the jungle
So excited for ATM! (Tami Doughty)
So excited for ATM!
All geared up and ready to go (Tami Doughty)
All geared up and ready to go
The entrance to ATM - Actun Tunichil Muknal (Tami Doughty)
The entrance to ATM - Actun Tunichil Muknal
Ryan\'s eager to jump in and get started (Tami Doughty)
Ryan\'s eager to jump in and get started
Scorpion Spider - a foot of creepiness watching us pass (Tami Doughty)
Scorpion Spider - a foot of creepiness watching us pass
A vast collection of pots from ancient mayan ceremonies (Tami Doughty)
A vast collection of pots from ancient mayan ceremonies
The mayans believed breaking pots would release souls (Tami Doughty)
The mayans believed breaking pots would release souls
Mayan sacrificial pottery shards inside the ATM cave (Tami Doughty)
Mayan sacrificial pottery shards inside the ATM cave
Detailing on a Maya pot inside the ATM cave - the "Monkey Pot" (Tami Doughty)
Detailing on a Maya pot inside the ATM cave - the "Monkey Pot"
Human remains from a Maya sacrifice lay calcified on the floor of the ATM cave (Tami Doughty)
Human remains from a Maya sacrifice lay calcified on the floor of the ATM cave
Scattered bones - washed into a pile by heavy rain water (Tami Doughty)
Scattered bones - washed into a pile by heavy rain water
Spectacular cave formations (Tami Doughty)
Spectacular cave formations
Hector and our group entering \"The Cathedral\" (Tami Doughty)
Hector and our group entering \"The Cathedral\"
The Crystal Maiden encased in glittering limestone (Tami Doughty)
The Crystal Maiden encased in glittering limestone
(Tami Doughty)
En route in the ATM cave (Tami Doughty)
En route in the ATM cave
Ryan responds to the \"Alligator\"-said to guard the interior (Tami Doughty)
Ryan responds to the \"Alligator\"-said to guard the interior
ATM is fantastic!! (Tami Doughty)
ATM is fantastic!!
Scorpion in the bed - now that was a bug story.... (Tami Doughty)
Scorpion in the bed - now that was a bug story....
Canoeing on the Macal River (Tami Doughty)
Canoeing on the Macal River
Dense foliage, alive with the sounds of the jungle (Tami Doughty)
Dense foliage, alive with the sounds of the jungle
Returning into San Ignacio on the Macal River (Tami Doughty)
Returning into San Ignacio on the Macal River
Loving life on the Macal River (Tami Doughty)
Loving life on the Macal River
Handwinched ferry across the Mopan River to Xunantunich (Tami Doughty)
Handwinched ferry across the Mopan River to Xunantunich
Almost across.... (Tami Doughty)
Almost across....
Entering the main complex at Xunantunich (Tami Doughty)
Entering the main complex at Xunantunich
An ancient weathered stella and altar (Tami Doughty)
An ancient weathered stella and altar
The gumbalimba tree - or \"tourist tree\". Can you guess why? (Tami Doughty)
The gumbalimba tree - or \"tourist tree\". Can you guess why?
View from the top of El Castillo (Tami Doughty)
View from the top of El Castillo
Friezes decorating El Castillo (Tami Doughty)
Friezes decorating El Castillo
Looking down into Xunantunich from the top of El Castillo (Tami Doughty)
Looking down into Xunantunich from the top of El Castillo
We\'re soaking it in from our vantage point! (Tami Doughty)
We\'re soaking it in from our vantage point!
From the top of El Castillo (Tami Doughty)
From the top of El Castillo
Its a looooong way down! (Tami Doughty)
Its a looooong way down!
Another view of El Castillo (Tami Doughty)
Another view of El Castillo
Exploring the ancient ball court (Tami Doughty)
Exploring the ancient ball court
A well preserved stella - commemorating an important leader (Tami Doughty)
A well preserved stella - commemorating an important leader
Hector explaining the maya calendar (Tami Doughty)
Hector explaining the maya calendar
The Roaring River at Pooks Hill - Red Cliffs swimming area (Tami Doughty)
The Roaring River at Pooks Hill - Red Cliffs swimming area
Jungle beauty (Tami Doughty)
Jungle beauty
Hanging out in the rainforest (Tami Doughty)
Hanging out in the rainforest
Emerge from dense jungle into this pristine meadow at Pook\'s (Tami Doughty)
Emerge from dense jungle into this pristine meadow at Pook\'s
Office at Pooks - smoke above means its hot water time! (Tami Doughty)
Office at Pooks - smoke above means its hot water time!
The excavated mayan residence on the grounds of Pooks Hill (Tami Doughty)
The excavated mayan residence on the grounds of Pooks Hill
Ladies doing wash on the banks of Lake Macancha, Guatemala (Tami Doughty)
Ladies doing wash on the banks of Lake Macancha, Guatemala
The shores of Lake Peten Itza (Tami Doughty)
The shores of Lake Peten Itza
Welcome to Tikal National Park (Tami Doughty)
Welcome to Tikal National Park
Exotic beauty (Tami Doughty)
Exotic beauty
Swarms of curious Coati Mundi (Tami Doughty)
Swarms of curious Coati Mundi
Danielo tells Ryan a tall tale (Tami Doughty)
Danielo tells Ryan a tall tale
A mock of the infamous Star Wars scene - Ryan\'s loving it! (Tami Doughty)
A mock of the infamous Star Wars scene - Ryan\'s loving it!
Incredible view from the top of Temple IV in Tikal (Tami Doughty)
Incredible view from the top of Temple IV in Tikal
Happy to be at Tikal National Park! (Tami Doughty)
Happy to be at Tikal National Park!
Dense jungle hides ancient secrets (Tami Doughty)
Dense jungle hides ancient secrets
Holding up the Temple of the Sun (Tami Doughty)
Holding up the Temple of the Sun
A coati mundi joins us (Tami Doughty)
A coati mundi joins us
Ryan exploring an excavated residence (Tami Doughty)
Ryan exploring an excavated residence
(Tami Doughty)
(Tami Doughty)
Family portrait (Tami Doughty)
Family portrait
Jungle has reclaimed the original north entrance to the city (Tami Doughty)
Jungle has reclaimed the original north entrance to the city
Ryan beginning the hike to the top of Temple V (Tami Doughty)
Ryan beginning the hike to the top of Temple V
Almost there..... (Tami Doughty)
Almost there.....
Impressive Temple V (Tami Doughty)
Impressive Temple V
The Grand Plaza (Tami Doughty)
The Grand Plaza
Posing in front of Temple I (Tami Doughty)
Posing in front of Temple I
Temple of the Three Masks (Tami Doughty)
Temple of the Three Masks
A row of stella and altars - the Mayan history (Tami Doughty)
A row of stella and altars - the Mayan history
Our cabana at Pooks Hill on a misty morning (Tami Doughty)
Our cabana at Pooks Hill on a misty morning
The view from the front of our cabana (Tami Doughty)
The view from the front of our cabana
Brilliant colors (Tami Doughty)
Brilliant colors
Our balcony view at SunBreeze Hotel - Ambergris Caye (Tami Doughty)
Our balcony view at SunBreeze Hotel - Ambergris Caye
Ryan enjoying island life (Tami Doughty)
Ryan enjoying island life
The \"alarm clock\" outside our room (Tami Doughty)
The \"alarm clock\" outside our room
Ryan enjoying a lazy balcony breakfast (Tami Doughty)
Ryan enjoying a lazy balcony breakfast
Soaking it in..... (Tami Doughty)
Soaking it in.....
Quaint streets of San Pedro..watch out for the golf carts! (Tami Doughty)
Quaint streets of San Pedro..watch out for the golf carts!
A slice of life on Ambergris Caye (Tami Doughty)
A slice of life on Ambergris Caye
Snorkeling at Hol Chan Marine Park (Tami Doughty)
Snorkeling at Hol Chan Marine Park
Grumpy looking black grouper (Tami Doughty)
Grumpy looking black grouper
There\'s a puffer fish down there... (Tami Doughty)
There\'s a puffer fish down there...
Sea Turtles! (Tami Doughty)
Sea Turtles!
Sinister looking ray disguised in the sand (Tami Doughty)
Sinister looking ray disguised in the sand
Schools of fish hanging out under our boat (Tami Doughty)
Schools of fish hanging out under our boat
Ryan gives Hol Chan two thumbs up (Tami Doughty)
Ryan gives Hol Chan two thumbs up
So many fish.... (Tami Doughty)
So many fish....
Swimming in a Caribbean aquarium... (Tami Doughty)
Swimming in a Caribbean aquarium...
Nurse sharks on their way..... (Tami Doughty)
Nurse sharks on their way.....
Exploring the barrier reef on the way back to Ambergris (Tami Doughty)
Exploring the barrier reef on the way back to Ambergris
(Tami Doughty)
Here's to the island life! (Tami Doughty)
Here's to the island life!
Locals prepare to sell their wares (Tami Doughty)
Locals prepare to sell their wares
(Tami Doughty)
(Tami Doughty)
View of San Pedro from the pier (Tami Doughty)
View of San Pedro from the pier
Our Tropic Air flight (Tami Doughty)
Our Tropic Air flight
Incredible views below as we head to Belize City (Tami Doughty)
Incredible views below as we head to Belize City
Sandwiched in our mini-plane, we\'re heading home! (Tami Doughty)
Sandwiched in our mini-plane, we\'re heading home!
Tami Doughty
Adventures in Central America!