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[22 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Author Joan Fry Provides Window to 1960s Maya Village Life in Southern Belize

How to Cook a Tapir, by Joan Fry
I love a good travel memoir, better yet, a full-immersion culinary travel memoir. So it was with great anticipation that I cracked open Joan Fry’s latest book, How to Cook a Tapir: A Memoir of Belize. The book documents the author’s time living among the Maya in a village in southern Belize in 1962. A sophomore in college, Fry fell into her life abroad by marrying a dashing anthropologist and following him into …

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[29 Sep 2008 | 5 Comments | ]
Natural History Museum

We are constantly working to provide our guests with new and enhanced ways to appreciate this area. The Natural History Museum that we started is a good example of our modest attempt to help people to get to know the area and experience it in many different ways. See visual displays of archaeological artifacts, butterflies, moths, insects and amphibians that capture the curiosity of young children, students and scientists alike.
Long before the Mayans came to this area, there were many …