Different Drummers - 8/30/01
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Posted: August 30, 2001
Different Drummers - August 30, 2001
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Its a Jungle Out There August 24, 2001
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Posted: August 24, 2001
It's a Jungle Out There
Fronteras, on the Río Dulce, Guatemala
15 38. 98 N 89 00.10 W
August 24, 2001
By Douglas Bernon



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A Guided Tour - 8/23/01
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Posted: August 23, 2001
A Guided Tour - August 23, 2001
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Catching Babies August 17, 2001
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Posted: August 17, 2001
Catching Babies
At the fork of Río Tatin and Río Dulce, Guatemala
15 46.695 N 88 48.200 W
August 17, 2001
By Bernadette Bernon
"Here, people really do rise from the dead, kill for love, and get struck down by mystery diseases that might very well be curses," said Kelly McBroom, who lives aboard her Jeanneau 30 Betty Boop, anchored near Ithaka, just off the Ak'Tenamit Clinic. Kelly's been the midwife at the clinic for more than a year now, and in addition to standing call and attending to general patients at Ak'Tenamit, her job's been to train women in 40 Q'eqchi v...... Read More

Cruising At A Turtles Pace - 8/16/01
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Posted: August 16, 2001
Cruising at a Turtle's Pace - August 16, 2001
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Little Gidding Specifications
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Posted: August 10, 2001
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Rumors on the Rio August 10, 2001
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Posted: August 10, 2001
Rumors on the Río
At the fork of Río Tatin and Río Dulce, Guatemala
15 46.695 N 88 48.200 W
August 10, 2001
By Douglas Bernon
The Río Dulce is a much-discussed and revered place among cruisers in the Northwest Caribbean. There are loads of stories of people who thought they might stay a month and left three years later. In the past dozen or so years the Río Dulce has become a sanctuary for a small cruising community that stays at about a half dozen marinas around Fronteras, a small town just before Lake Izabel, about 20 miles inland from Livingston. Even...... Read More

Boatyard Blues - 8/9/01
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Posted: August 09, 2001
Boatyard Blues - August 09, 2001
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School Daze at AkTenamit August 3, 2001
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Posted: August 03, 2001
School Daze at Ak'Tenamit
At the fork of Río Tatin and Río Dulce, Guatemala
15 46.695 N 88 48.200 W
August 3, 2001
By Bernadette Bernon
The number of steps it takes to make a simple corn tortilla is something I'd never thought much about until yesterday morning. For several hours, while painting door trim, I watched four women, two girls, and three children in an open-air kitchen make 1,600 tortillas for the student breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the Ak'Tenamit school and clinic here in the Río Dulce. First, there's the grinding of the corn, then the combining of ingr...... Read More

Where Have All The Boats Gone? - 8/2/01
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Posted: August 02, 2001
WHERE HAVE ALL THE BOATS GONE? August 02, 2001
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