Monthly Archives: February 2011

New Pick-up Line

While standing in the grocery line in Marshall or Tucson I have a tendency to check out the magazine headlines.  Over the years, more than once I have seen a Cosmopolitan or other magazine with a headline saying something along … Continue reading

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The Long Drive

After two days in Rio Dulce and more to the point, most of the last three weeks in the hot, humid lowlands of three different countries, I decided it was time to seek altitude and coolness.  I decide to drive … Continue reading

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Vampire Insects

I am guessing the insect hot line from the Marshall insects to the Central American insects must have been working overtime when I left Marshall on my travels. Mosquitos and every other blood sucking insect love my blood.  Nancy only … Continue reading

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Did I See This in a Movie

I decided to travel to Rio Dulce. Why, will let me tell you why.  The night before I was sitting with Sharron and Bob when Bob asked, “Tom, you do know Coban is under Marshall Law don’t you?”  No I … Continue reading

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Favorite Hotel Name

Driving from El Remate/Tikal, Guatemala to Rio Dulce, Guatemala and as I passed through Poptun off to my left I see the typical hand painted sign announcing a hotel.  This is where all you lovers probably need to plan a … Continue reading

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Tikal Archeology Site and Park

We arrived at the entrance gate a few minutes before six and were first in a line of vehicles to drive into the park.  We being the three musketeers of Sharron, Joe and I. As we entered the park Sharron … Continue reading

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Sharon and Bob

Sharon and Bob  Posted on February 21, 2011 by tom Late in the afternoon I arrived in El Remate which is the nearest town to Parque Nacional Tikal.  Another 30 km along are the towns of Santa Elena and Flores.  … Continue reading

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Border Crossing Number Three

Everything I had read recommended crossing borders early in the morning.  If anything goes wrong you will have plenty of time to recover and still make your next stop in daylight.  I arrived at the border about 2:30 pm. I … Continue reading

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Belize

I liked Belize.  I am sure if my back and the Jeep’s temperature had been normal I would have found Belize a fantastic country to travel.  Instead I can only say it was good. How can one complain about Belize: … Continue reading

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Black Rock Lodge, Belize

This was my last stop in Belize and what a way to go out! The Black Rock Lodge is 20 to 30 minutes from San Ignacio.  Time driving is all dependent on how fast you want to drive the dirt … Continue reading

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