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Honduras – Copan and Lancetilla

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20-22 March 2014 Copan Ruinas (the town) is located just across the Guatemalan border and is home to the Copan ruins, the southernmost major Mayan settlement.  We have seen a lot of ruins on this trip and I would have to say that Copan ranks among the best we have seen. The number of well-preserved and incredibly detailed stelae (large blocks of [...]

Birding the Lacandona – Palenque, Yaxchilan, Bonampak and more!

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21 October – 28 October 2013 We spent a great weekend with a large group of friends who were in San Cristobal for the XII Congreso para el Estudio y Conservacion de las Aves en Mexico (CECAM). Participants at the CECAM conference shared current research and discussed avian conservation in Mexico. Unfortunately our Spanish classes prevented our [...]