Livingston, Tortugal - Rio Dulce, Guatemala, el cuatro de inero, 2017
I had a great sleep and woke up headache free! After breakfast, I wandered around Livingston for a couple of hours.
Not sure if this place would pass our food service code!
There's a lot of graffiti around town depicting the Garifuna culture. The Garifuna are descendants from escaped African slaves (17th century) and Caribs, living along the Caribbean in Central America. They are farmers and fishermen, growing mainly cassava-
Garifuna practice a combination of Catholicism and their traditional religion which has African and Amerindian influences. Their Jesus is black-
eavily salted and dried in the sun for 3 days before it's shipped to Guatemala City-
I had the best ever Piña Colada and ceviche-
I caught the 2:30 boat back to Rio Dulce. We stopped to drop passengers off at a cool resort hidden away down the narrow path on the left-
Mangrove trees grow in coastal saline or brackish water-