Wednesday, July 29, 2009

My Fearless Archeologist

The ruins of Copan were all that we had hoped for. Watching Peter was the best part. It was like introducing a voracious pianist to Mozart or a soccer prodigy to Beckham. How fascinating to see the unique qualities of a child develop and unfold before one's self.

Perched atop a Mayan temple and surveying the scene.

The chronology and history within an ancient stellae.

Climbing temples.

Peter grabs the camera and snaps a shot of mom.

Juan. Grew up with National Geographic archeologists living in his home and was so enthusiastic to share his knowledge and experiences with an eager student.

A moment in the shade. A very hot day.

Cities within cities. Juan takes us in the underground tunnels that reveal different eras of Mayan civilization.

Contented tourists.

2 comments:

  1. I love moments when I see glimpses of my childrens' gifts and talents, passions and interests. I often pray that God will give me perception to see His gifts in my children so that I might help cultivate and guide them in using their talents for His glory.

    You, my dear, are as cute as you can be!

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  2. WOW. those are amazing! And he's SO into it. That was so cool, that you were able to experience that part of Honduras as well.

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