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International Ambassador Encourages Students to Express Themselves With Mayan Glyphs

Milagros Reyes, a 13-year-old from Buck Lodge Middle School in Hyattsville, was fascinated when she learned about a “mini version” of Pompeii in El Salvador. … 642 more words

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Explore Belize

Famous for its warm waters, lush jungles and laid-back people, it is little wonder Belize is also famed for its conservation efforts, which includes the new government’s decision to set aside 40 percent of the country as protected land. 362 more words


Bat Mass Ritual

Catholic Mayans in parts abilities perform this ritual in order to ward off vampire bat bites.
Many raise hogs, which attract bats. When bites reach acceptable levels the Mayans capture any kind of bat. 46 more words

Las ruinas de Copán

Well hello there :)

Yesterday, I got back from a 24 hour trip to Copán, Honduras.

It was too short to say the least. Copán is famous in Honduras for having the only Mayan ruins in the country (the majority being in Guatemala, with some in Mexico and Belize). 476 more words

Central America

A Sign of the Times

Is it just I, or is our great nation learning to live negative and fearful lifestyles? Even during the darkest hours of WWII, the United States of America… 417 more words


And the days began to walk. And they, the days, made us. And thus we were born, the children of days, The discoverers, Life’s searchers. 9 more words

I move on to another day, to a whole new town, with a whole new way. - Modest Mouse

Brought to you by Sean…

My solo adventure started with a very long bus ride to Flores from San Pedro.  The bus ride consisted of three shuttles and a first class bus (first class by Guatemalan standards, but nothing compared to the first class buses in Mexico) and the journey in total took about 16 hours. 2,026 more words