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Timeless Ball Games in Belize

One thing that AFAR students and ancient Maya civilizations have in common is their competitive spirit through ball games. Though the Maya ball game and soccer differ greatly, there is one common goal and it is to win on the field of play.

On the first Tuesday night after arriving, a group of us went down the hill to a park with soccer fields, basketball courts, and volleyball nets, to challenge the local Belizean soccer players. This proved to be quite the challenge, much like defeating the Death Gods of the Underworld.

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