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Globe Trekker

The Yucatan, Belize and Guatemala: La Ruta Maya (#419)

Justine Shapiro unravels the mystery of the great Mayan culture, traveling from Merida via the Mayan cities of Chichen Itza and Tulum, along Belize's coast, up to the vast Mayan ruins of Caracol and Tikal, then south to explore Guatemala's southern highlands. Along the way, Justine goes scuba diving in perfectly clear water full of dolphins and travels a river to see the famous howler monkeys. She ends the trip climbing the spectacular active volcano of Pacaya. [58 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages.

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