Getting to Lamanai… The Submerged Crocodile of the Maya

Thought to be a peaceful star gazing people centred around religion, the Maya left written history in their glyphs and sculptures. When archeologists finally deciphered this ancient code they found a gory past fraught with deadly battles, sacrifice and dark bloodletting rituals. Their history is told in cycles of rise and fall, independent city states coming into prominence then crashing into disrepair and decline, only to be replaced by … Continue reading Getting to Lamanai… The Submerged Crocodile of the Maya

Amazon Tour with George of the Jungle: Trekking into the most complex eco-system on the planet

Puttering down the river in an open boat searching for pink dolphins, battling mosquitos on a 5 hour trek from Peru to Brazil through dense muggy jungle, sloths, tarantulas, caimans, giant Blue Morpho butterflies, centipedes, scorpions, monkeys and pirañas filling the boat for dinner. Four days adventuring in the Amazon were all we hoped… And more. Continue reading Amazon Tour with George of the Jungle: Trekking into the most complex eco-system on the planet