marching to see the white lady

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We in Canada know what it’s like to have a queen’s head on our money, in gilt-edge picture frames in schools, government offices, etc.

Queen Elizabeth goes to the jungle

While traveling in Southern Mexico in 1994 I heard the Queen was going to visit San Ignacio, a tiny town deep in the Belizian jungle and what for her would be an outpost in the empire. I was intrigued so I ventured south.

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What will follow in my posts for the next month or so are the photos from that event, in advance of the monarch’s 90th birthday on April 21st this year. For the record, I’m not a monarchist, just a traveler who likes to witness what goes on in this crazy world.