A Map of Far Places

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Action and Adventure  |  House: Booksie Classic
Jim Potter is dreaming of an adventure, be careful what you wish for, Jim.

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Jim's Dream

Submitted: March 20, 2017

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Jim’s Insane Adventure

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Jim’s “insane adventure”, as his boss called it, starts in the village of Tulum on the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.  A... Read Chapter

The Adventure Starts

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This was going to be more of an expedition than a vacation.  The realization that he would have to bring in more people with special... Read Chapter

Realization

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Each day started with the "Ja Way Pakal" chant and Juan reciting the Seven Directions prayer.  Juan insisted on this to show respect... Read Chapter

Mayan Secrets

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Jim and Fred were sitting in the bar at the Villa Arqueologica Cobá.  Jim wanted to talk about the discovery but Fred had convinced... Read Chapter

Setback

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The last translation was waiting on the computer when Jim woke up.  He opened the file and started reading. “The future is not... Read Chapter

Tepich

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The Tepich site was dry and easily accessible.  It was two and a half hours from the COBÁ site in the dry season and very close to ... Read Chapter

Reinforcements

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Morning came early for Jim.  He didn’t sleep well at all, worrying about the expedition’s morale.  He grabbed his cell phon... Read Chapter

The Tepich Search

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Sunrise brought the promise of yet another hot, muggy, buggy day in the Yucatan jungle.  The team of explorers and their “army” ... Read Chapter

Steve Wilson

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As they were cleaning up and packing in the circle, Steve Wilson accidentally stepped on the map key tile and it sunk about 2 inches.&nbs... Read Chapter

Site W

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The location of Site W was very difficult to identify.  The coordinates they got from Google Earth had an accuracy of +/- 50 feet an... Read Chapter

The Site W Search

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The path from camp was clear, the circle had a 20-yard buffer around it, and no more traps had been found.  It was time to enter the... Read Chapter

The Find

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In Pre-Columbian times, a city called Chactemal (sometimes rendered as "Chetumal" in early European sources), probably today's Santa Rita... Read Chapter

Chetumal

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The exhibition at the Museo de la Cultura Maya was the unveiling of the Site W find and the world’s first chance to view the most impor... Read Chapter

The Dream is over

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“P O T T E R !  Dammit Jim, are you sleeping on the job again?”  Jim’s boss was not pleased.  Jim was supposed to be... Read Chapter

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