As many of you are likely aware, I’m headed off to Honduras for a few weeks. My day job as an archaeologist calls me away on my annual research expedition. I’ll be living in the west-central town of Jesus de Otoro with my project co-director, our field director, and 9 undergraduates who we’ll be attempting to instruct in the ways of the archaeological world (and keep out of trouble).
We’ll be excavating and conducting research at the Lenca site of Sinsimbla, teaching the students how to excavate, analyzing artifacts, and eating a lot of beans and fried chicken. I won’t be posting on this blog for the duration, but we’ll be recounting our adventures over on the PADO archaeology project blog (provided we’re able to get internet access, that is).
If you’re of a mind, check in over there from time to time. You’ll be rewarded with the real story about what it means to be an archaeologist. Sorry, Indy, it ain’t all Nazis and bull whips! Well, not usually.
See you when I get back!
Hasta luego 🙂