And next morning the sun would rise once more.
Today the villagers try to prevent serious injuries, “though one man was killed a few years ago,” a local official recalled. “Now the son of that dead man is the strongest and bravest of all the tiger fighters. He can defeat seven men in sequence.” “Without our tiger fights,” one Zillah man told us in utter sincerity, “the sun might not rise, and the rains...
Effort and elation propel caver John Wyeth through a watery canal in the Chiquibul cave system en route to the exit after eight days underground. On a recent expedition cavers mapped a vital link in this labyrinth of four huge caves carved through limestone in Belize and Guatemala by rainwater and the subterranean Chiquimula River.