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Belize and Guatemala Tour 2003

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Tikal
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Sandra Woerner
After breakfast , we packed our clothes and souvenirs (I had bought a Christmas ornament and a watercolor) and we were driven to the small airport where we boarded the puddle jumper to Belize City. …
The Ceipa tree, state tree of Guatemala
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Sandra Woerner
This morning the sky was overcast as we went out in the boat. Our guide, Chobo, was a young native who grew up there and he could dive and swim like the fish. He was quite the cut up and he took us …
Me on the Queen\'s throne, Tikal
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Sandra Woerner
After another hearty breakfast, we left at 7:30 AM and stopped by the Belize Zoo on our way to Belize City to catch our flight to Ambergris Caye. This was a great experience. We got there when they …
Guatemalan girl at souvenir shop
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Sandra Woerner
This morning, Ray asked who would like to take a trail ride and I have always loved horses and used to own a couple so I was ready for this adventure. Six of us went horseback riding through the …
Main Plaza, Tikal
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Sandra Woerner
On our return trip to Pook's Hill the next morning, we stopped at Clarissa Falls and ate lunch. Very good! Due to the recent heavy rains the week before our arrival, we were not able to walk to the …
Our travel group
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Sandra Woerner
The next morning we joined our guide to the ruins. His father was one of the original archaeologists there. He was very knowledgeable, but difficult for me to understand. Before starting on our tour …
Butterfly Farm
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Sandra Woerner
After another hearty breakfast, we started on a three hour drive to Guatemala. When we reached the Guatemalan border, we got our passports and walked across the border. Ben left our car and we walked …
Pook\'s Hill in Belize
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Sandra Woerner
The next morning we got up at 6:15 to bird watch with Ben (our guide). He had worked in a national forest and was very knowledgeable about the animal life there and was an excellent birder. I had …
Maya ruins at Pooks Hill
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Sandra Woerner
I had been exposed to the idea of traveling to Belize several years earlier when a friend told me about living there when her father was a missionary. I tucked this idea into the back of my mind and …

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