Sunday, April 03, 2005

The Stairs at Barro Colorado Institute 40 years ago

We unloaded our gear, and then faced the fact that what lay before us was an almost one-in-one climb to the summit up a flight of cement steps, which reminded me unpleasantly of some of the steeper, more backbreaking Aztec monuments that Lee and I had crawled up a few years previously in Mexico.


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