day 1 challenge – best trip 2009

2 12 2009

Day 1 of the challenge – Best Trip 2009?

Iguana happens.

Actun Tunichil Muknal cave in Belize isn’t a bad way to spend the day. Amazingly beautiful, and a life-altering experience you can’t describe with the intact skeleton that glimmers as if it were covered with diamonds.

It wasn’t the bouncing down a kidney-killer gravel road for hours, fetching an escort truck complete with 2 dudes with AK-47’s (Why do we have escorts? and what’s that they’re carrying… OHHHH. Nevermind. Hello Mr. Escort. Sir. ), hiking into the rainforest for a couple miles (rain included free with purchase), swimming into the mouth of a cave, and then hiking 1.5 miles INTO the cave only to climb up into a place of loads of ruins that made it great.

It was the people that share the experience and the wonder that makes even a kidney-killer day the best trip of 2009.




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22 12 2009
dang, now I’m jonesin’ for fried chicken « one tough lady lives on

[…] leg), I can’t actually recall a “road trip” otherwise. I already posted about the day trip in Belize, but as for the AR trips, for the most part it is a lovely drive, even if your butt is square by […]

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