Magazine June 27, 2016, Issue

Where the Wild Things Aren’t

Nearly 20 years ago, in a fit of misplaced youthful enthusiasm, my future wife and I decided that rather than taking our honeymoon at an alcohol-soaked, all-inclusive, combed-beached resort like sane people, we would spend two weeks in the jungles and cayes of Belize getting closer to nature.

And so we did. We strapped miner lights around our heads and trekked off into the jungle in search of jaguars, snakes, and tarantulas — what could possibly go wrong with a suburban couple being led into the dark wilderness of Central America by a third-world tour guide wielding a machete? As it

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