This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. The rest of this series is located in the Travel category of this blog.
As June 12 rolled around, the first session of the 2017 field season with the Programme for Belize Archaeological Project was nearly over. I therefore returned to Pretty Group to finish closing it up for the year.
On the hike to Humboldt State University’s field sites that day, I made a decision I still regret. Early on in our trek we had to cross a narrow river called the Rio Bravo. We would follow the winding path down the escarpment, take a sharp left, and hug the bank of the river for about 15 metres…
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