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(All photos are Lynne Sladky, unless otherwise attributed ("if its a crap photo its probably mine" - Gerry).
     
   
  Miami, home sweet home (for the next six years, at most!)  
     
A stray pelican catches a ride as we sail off the coast of Cuba en route to Key West Women dance during the sunset celebration at Mallory Square, Key West. A girl hangs from the boom of a shrimper anchored in the Dry Tortugas.
     
A classic schooner sails into Key West A cruise ship docked in Key West Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas
     
Dolphins swim in the fenced confines of the Dolphin Discovery Park in Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Do NOT support captive dolphin theme parks!!
Plastic palm trees line the entrance to the Dolphin Discovery Park in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. The Mexican Navy patrols the Isla Mujeres harbour.
     
Abel's yard Rio Dulce, Guatemala. Abel's staff shore up ERIU as she is hauled. Hauling in progress.
     
A red footed booby nests in a ziricote tree on Half Moon Cay, Lighthouse Reef, Belize Frigate birds circle over a coconut palm on Half Moon Cay, Lighthouse Reef, Belize A frigate bird flies on Half Moon Cay, Lighthouse Reef, Belize
     
A local fishing boat sails in Caye Caulker, Belize Belizean fishing boats, known as sandlighters, sit at anchor in Haulover Creek, Belize City Downeasters Dream Maker, left, and Eriu, right, arrive under sail at Blue Creek, Turneffe Reef, Belize. Photo by Doug Widmayer of the S/V Kristiana
     
The reflection of a Belizean fishing boat in Haulover Creek, Belize City A lighthouse dating to 1821 on Half Moon Cay, Lighthouse Reef, Belize Sunset over Robinson Cays, Belize
     
A boy plays in the shallow water of Caye Caulker, Belize Gerry proudly displays his first lobster caught  on Lighthouse Reef, Belize A boy contemplates the water at the "Split" in Caye Caulker, Belize
     
The Agua Volcano is framed by the Arco de Santa Catarina in Antigua A girl waits for her first communion ceremony to begin at the Escuela de Cristo Church in Antigua The ruins of the Church of San Jose damaged by the 1773 earthquake in Antigua
     
     
Worshipers pay their respects to the Mayan saint Maximon in Santiago Atitlan Women wash clothing in Lake Atitlan The early morning mist rises  from theToliman and Atitlan volcanoes on Lake Atitlan
     
     
Giant paper kites are flown in a cemetery celebrating All Saints Day in Santiago Sacatepequez A simple tombstone is decorated with flower petals in a cemetery to  celebrate All Saints Day in Santiago Sacatepequez A boy leaps over tombstones in a cemetery while celebrating
All Saints Day in Santiago Sacatepequez
     
     
A woman carries a bundle of flowers
on her head at the market in Solola
A man carries a boquet of flowers
at the market in Solola
A man and his son pose proudly in a corn field in Santiago Atitlan
     
Lucky takes a dinghy ride up the Rio Oscuro off the  Lago de Izabal.
Photo by Pam Hannah
Jim Hannah of Dream Maker climbs up the mast looking for shallow water in the Ensenada de Lagartos,Lago de Izabal Eriu and Dream Maker rafted in the Rio Oscuro off the Lago de Izabal
     
     
A fisherman throws his net into
Lago de Izabal
A howler monkey has a snack on the
Rio Oscuro
Clouds reflect in the stillness of Lago de Izabal
     
     
A man adjusts his mask during the Dance of the Deer in the Mayan village of Las Brisas Men dance in costumes depicting Mayan history during the Dance of the Deer in Las Brisas Two girls sit in a hammock while women cook over hot coals in the Mayan village of Las Brisas
     
     
The Jungle Medic Bryan Buchanan examines a child in the Mayan village of Chichipate Ceaseno Semol Children wave as the Jungle Medic and volunteers arrive to conduct a health clinic in the Mayan village of Sapon Kelley Pino checks a 3-day old baby for fever in the Mayan village of Chichipate Ceaseno Semol
     
     
Temple of the Gran Jaguar in Tikal The view from Temple IV looking towards Temple III and the Gran Plaza in Tikal Mayan school children walk among the ruins of Tikal.
     
     
The bridge over the Rio Dulce in Fronteras with Lago Izabal in the background. A hyacinth grows on the banks of Rio Lagartos. Eduardo talks about the use of medicinal plants in the Mayan culture during a tour of Hacienda Tijax.
     
     
A small village along the Rio Dulce A rope walkway in the mangroves of Hacienda Tijax The entrance to the
Rio Dulce from Livingstone
     
     
Boys play soccer in the Garifuna settlement on Chachahuate Cay in Cayos Cochinos, the Bay Islands. 4 ft. 2 inch wahoo caught between Swan Islands and the Bay Islands at 6:30 in the morning.  It came as just a big a shock to Gerry as to the fish.
 
A cayuco under sail in Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands with the north coast of Honduras in the background.
     
     
A Mayan ritual at
the Copan Ruins
Japanese tourists photograph a macaw at the Copan Ruins Copan Ruins
     
     
Sailboats and dugout
canoes, Ile a Vache, Haiti.
Traditional caulking
methods.
Carma Cadet (back) and Jean Samuel Attema, our guides throughout our time in Ile a Vache.
     
     
Grand Riviere Beach on the North coast of Trinidad. Royal Clipper, under full sail between St. Lucia and Martinique. Leamond Richardson, 71, picks bananas in Mesopotamia Valley in St. Vincent.
     
     
Girl dances at the Phagwah festival in Trinidad. Scarlet Ibis, Golfo de Cariaco Trinidad Carnival
     
     
Trinidad Carnival Trinidad Carnival Trinidad Carnival
     
Sunset in Tobago Keys, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Bahia Redonda Marina, Puerto La Cruz. Sunset over Oculto Bay
     
     
Gerry paragliding, Venezuela Church, Los Navados, Venezuela Lynne on a mule, Los Navados, Venezuela
     
     
Dolphins, on the way to Los Roques. Laguna Grande, Golfo de Cariaco Flamingos, Los Roques

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