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Mayan Temple in Tikal

It’s not hard to see how Mayan cities of old can┬ábe swallowed by the jungle. This temple in Tikal, Guatemala stands well above the nearby trees, and is adorned with a special room at the top for priests to perform rituals.Temple in Tikal.JPG

Mayan Ball Court

Restored and kept in pristine conditions, this ball court at Quirigua, Guatemala constantly has the jungle creeping back towards it. I found a few ripe avocado and mango trees just behind the structures in the background, and happily made a fresh snack from the fruit that had fallen.

Mayan Ball Court copia

Turtles in Monterrico

Turtle mural

Turtle mural on the beach in Monterrico, Guatemala

Buildings on a coffee farm

View of a portion of a coffee farm in Costa Rica

View of a portion of a coffee farm in Costa Rica