Category Archives: Central America

Tikal

I had seen the pictures, marvelled at its giant towering temples that stood tall above the jungle canopy and now I was here standing at the spot where the pictures had been taken of an ancient Mayan city in all its glory. This was Tikal… If you’re visiting Belize and have two days to spare,… Continue Reading…

The Mayan Sacrifices

‘First they would chop off your hands, then your legs and take out your internal organs until you bleed to death.’ I looked at Abraham our guide in horror. ‘Thanks for asking that question,’ said the other Brit in my group directing his amused glance my way. ‘You’re welcome,’ I replied, still trying to shake… Continue Reading…