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OAT Route of the Maya Trip

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We recently returned from OAT's Route of the Maya trip and would like to recommend this trip highly to anyone with an interest in Mayan culture and ruins and also in life in Central America. The trip spends a brief amount of time in El Salvador, Honduras, and Belize, with the main focus being in Guatemala. This trip far exceeded our expectations. It was great fun to tromp through the jungles to find the ruins rising above the canopy. The vast scope of these areas was a big surprise. We visited villages of indigenous peoples and learned about their unique culture. We visited a local elementary school and had lunch with a local family. We saw beautiful scenery everywhere we went. This is a wonderful and interesting place to visit. On top of that, we are frequent OAT travelers, and once again OAT provided us with unique accommodations, many learning experiences and an excellent guide. If anyone has questions, feel free to email me at piperpat@embarqmail.com.

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