In Belize

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After two flights and a two hour drive I am now with the rest of the expedition in the Maya Mountain Lodge near San Ignacio on the western side of Belize. Tomorrow we go on our first survey trip to Mountain Cow Cave, a popular wild cave that tours periodically visit. We are surveying it for the local authorities so they have a better idea of what they have and can better protect it.

My internet connection here is slow, so posting will be less than I would like. Also, we will be spending most of our time caving. So don’t expect a lot of posting for the next week. I shouldn’t say that, as then all my readers will flee, but I have to be honest.



  • Garry

    Robert Z wrote: “I shouldn’t say that, as then all my readers will flee”

    I beg to differ; this is my favorite website and I’ll keep checking back for updates until they pry my cold, dead hands from my keyboard.

    Have a wonderful trip!

  • Steve Earle

    Agreed Garry, this is my favorite stop each day. And now that I send in a couple of dollars of support each month I am financially as well as intellectually invested in the sites success….. ;-)

    Have fun storming the caves Bob!

  • mike shupp

    Bring back photographs! If we can’t always see stars, sometimes we’d be pleased — second-handedly — to peer into the depths.

  • Frank

    Have fun Bob. We’ll be here when you come up for air.

  • Dick Eagleson

    Okay, we all promise not to organize any search parties until you’re at least a couple days overdue.

  • Phil Berardelli

    Bob, I for one will continue checking your excellent site every day, just as I have for the past several years. And I’ll welcome your safe and happy return.

  • Jake V

    Prayers and best wishes for a wonderful and safe trip!

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