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Orange Walk

Early wake up for  a scrambled egg breakfast a-la Michalina style at the hostel and then off we went to Chetumal. Just under four hours later and we were greeted with some unexpected news at the bus terminal that there were no buses to orange walk in Belize from here but over in the Mercado nuevo terminal. 741 more words

Week 11: Coban - Flores

LESLEY: Is there any greater way to discover a new country than when the mind takes on qualities similar to that of a blank canvas? How wonderful to not be held prisoner by pre-conceived expectations, to avoid feeling the need to react in a certain manner to whatever stands before you, to experience fascination and curiosity purely through one’s own frame of mind, free from external prejudice. 1,281 more words


New Map of Utila!

I just finished a cool map of Utila.  Click here to check it out:


I made two.  Tell me if you like the old one or the new one? 16 more words


Reunion: A travel pinnacle

As someone who has been described as “painstakingly shy” and “social retarded”, it may come as a surprise to hear me utter these so very common words. 700 more words

Day 5 - Construction

So I actually didn’t have time to write anything for this day in my journal! I think this speaks to how great of a day it was :) 553 more words


Central American Governments Face Tough Challenges

by Benedicte Bull*

CLALS last week convened a panel in San Salvador to discuss the findings of its multi-year project on “Elites, States and Reconfigurations of Power in Central America.”  Attended by over 120 people, the event analyzed how the evolving role of elites will affect the new administrations in El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Honduras.  589 more words