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Extracts from Panam Report 7, by James Walker
(23 March) Belize - Lake Atitlán

Our first stop after leaving Belize City was Gales Point, further down the coast and about 95 km and 1 hour 45 minutes away. The lagoon here is famous for manatees, which drink from a fresh water spring. We made a tentative arrangement with the manageress to offer half hour boat trips for our participants at approximately ten US dollar s a head.
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Mar 23, 2006

Extracts from Panam Report 6, by James Walker
(8 March) Riviera Maya to Belize

On the morning of Sunday 12 February we left our hotel on the Riviera Maya and headed south along the coast road towards the Belize border. The first stop of our day was the Maya site of Muyil, about 62 km and 40 minutes away.
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Mar 8, 2006

Extracts from Panam Report 5, by James Walker
(23 February) San Cristóbal - Riviera Maya

We have now given our Tacoma a name: Lupita (pronounced Loo-pee-taa), after a charming young lady we met in Zacatecas.
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Feb 23, 2006

Extracts from Panam Report 4, By James Walker
(15 February): Mexico City -San Cristóbal de las Casas

We left the Sheraton Hotel on the morning of 2 February. Our first port of call was Amecameca, some 60 km away - a busy little town with a pretty park. The shops here make this a good opportunity to replenish food supplies.
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Feb 17, 2006

Extract from Panam Report 3, by James Walker
(30 January): Mazatlán - Mexico City

After returning to Durango, our journey took us along the main road towards the Sierra de Órganos, now a National Park which has curious rock formations and mountains, and was where several John Wayne Westerns were filmed.
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Feb 10, 2006