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Tarantula

it's dead, no worries. We saw an alive one, too, though. Funny story: it's on the top of the stairs of the first pyramid we climbed in Tikal. First, we all thought it died admiring the view, but from our pictures it's obvious that it's facing the stairs! ;)
Tikal

September 20th 2007
Finally added the pictures, folks. As promised, although I'm again a day late. --- As I mentioned before we were off early to Tikal, perhaps the most impressive set of Mayan ruins, situated in the just as impressive jungle of Peten. We arrived at the gates of the nature reserve (stretching several hundreds of square miles around Tikal) around six, too late for sunrise, but early enough f ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Tikal

Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
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