The Annatto seed, Bixa orellana also known as lipstick tree the pulp gives off a orange to red color dye today used for flavoring and coloring, traditional used for diarrhea, rashes, infected bites. It was also used by the ancient maya to make paint hematite and even the cochineal bug was also used to produce the …
The next expedition race in the Chiquibul-Maya Mountains. This adventure race begins 2014 in order to raise visibility of the western maya mountains. Areas covered will be Mountain Pine Ridge, Caracol, Chiquibul, Vaca.
A hundred years ago in 1913 the Pallotine sisters arrived to which was then British Honduras, coming from far away Germany being their origin. After missing the boat ride on the Titanic, the sisters took a later ship to the United Sates. Where they encountered a priest that was coming to British Honduras. After arriving …
The Ruta Maya gets underway, its truly an adrenaline to see the paddlers take of, here are some images of today’s highlights. [nggallery id=3]
The Cayo Welcome Center officially launches. Here are some images of the highlights. [nggallery id=1]
La Ruta Maya is almost here and as a previous paddler in 2004 and again in 2005 i am very excited! So the weekend will be fun packed. Starting from Thursday night March 7th at 6pm Culture Night at the Cayo Welcome Center Friday March 8th Race Starts to Banana Bank Saturday March 9th Double …
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