Maya Ruins

The Mayans left behind ruins that are thousands of years old. Today they're used for a new purpose--to teach the new survivors about the culture of a fascinating people. Read their adventures below

EPISODE 1: SECOND CHANCES
AIRDATE:
September 15, 2005
A new group of survivors begin their Guatemalan adventure with a gruelling 11-mile jungle trek. Coming back for a second chance are the last surviving members of Palau's Ulong tribe: Stephenie, the never-say-die survivor now part of Yaxh, and Bobby Jon, the hard-working survivor playing with Nakm
Reward: Nakm
Immunity: Yaxh
Voted Off: Jim (Nakm)

EPISODE 2: OUT OF DESPIRATION
AIRDATE:
September 22, 2005
The challenges are getting tougher, and Nakm's camp turns into a trauma ward with Blake at his physical worst and Margaret as its resident nurse. Meanwhile, Yaxh considers eating ants as they search for extra food sources
Reward: Nakm
Immunity: Nakm
Voted Off: Morgan (Yaxh)

EPISODE 3: THE HEAT IS ON
AIRDATE:
September 29, 2005
In the scorching heat, the teams partake in an ancient Maya tradition for an immunity challenge. Nakm dares to swim with the crocodiles, while over at Yaxh, Stephenie wonders why bad luck is continually on her side
Reward: Nakm
Immunity: Nakm
Voted Off: Brianna (Yaxh)

EPISODE 4: SWITCHING SIDES
AIRDATE:
October 6, 2005
In what seems to the teams to be a typical challenge, they take a "get to know you" questionnaire that ultimately switches four members of either team. Bobby Jon, Blake, Danni and Brandon join Gary, Amy and Brian at Yaxh, and Lydia, Jamie, Stephenie and Rafe team up with Judd, Margaret, Cindy and Brooke as the new Nakm
Immunity: Yaxh
Voted Off: Brooke (Nakm)

EPISODE 5: OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE
AIRDATE:
October 13, 2005
Things are getting tense in the two camps. Yaxh gets into a culture clash when Brian refuses to say grace with his tribemates. And at Nakm, Margaret labels Judd a "traitor" for breaking her tribal lines voting ploy. Meanwhile, Lydia finally proves herself worthy of her tribemates' respect by getting wacky to lift their spirits and being a key part of their immunity challenge victory
Reward: Yaxh
Immunity: Nakm
Voted Off: Blake (Yaxh)

EPISODE 6: CLASH OF THE TITANS
AIRDATE:
October 20, 2005
It's high drama and wars of words in Guatemala! Judd and Margaret can't stand each other, Bobby Jon and Jamie duke it out in a vicious shouting match, and a challenge accident involving the already-injured Amy proves to be a frightening experience. But the teams also have reason to worry because they each have to vote someone out of the game at separate tribal councils
Reward: Nakm
Immunity: Rafe
Voted Off: Margaret (Nakm) and Brian (Yaxh)

EPISODE 7: ON EDGE
AIRDATE:
October 27, 2005
The merge of the two tribes is getting closer, and the competition is getting intense. Amy's fear of heights hampers her enjoyment of a reward, Yaxh invites Nakm to a pool party at their camp in honor of Danni's birthday (despite Jamie's suspicions), and after tribal council, the remaining Yaxh members get a shock
Reward: Yaxh
Immunity: Nakm
Voted Off: Amy (Yaxh)

EPISODE 8: BIRTH OF A NEW TRIBE
AIRDATE:
November 3, 2005
In the middle of the night, Nakm gets a strange awakening when Yaxh arrives in their camp with red buffs...for the merge. As the new tribe Xhakm, it's now everyone for themselves, nobody is safe, and tempers flare immediately when Jamie makes some derogatory comments towards Bobby Jon and Brandon at the immunity challenge
Immunity: Gary
Voted Off: Brandon

EPISODE 9: RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE
AIRDATE:
November 10, 2005
The search is on for a mini idol which grants the finder immunity at any time they choose. Back at camp, Jamie and Bobby Jon are still continuing their feud with each other, and the other tribe members are disgusted to learn that Judd threw up in their shelter. But the big question is: who will be the first member of the jury?
Reward: Judd
Immunity: Jamie (challenge) and Gary (found mini idol)
Jury Member #1: Bobby Jon

EPISODE 10: DECISIONS AND DECEPTION
AIRDATE:
November 17, 2005
Jamie, still paranoid about his "alliance" abandoning him, finds a new target in Gary to take out his frustrations. Lydia becomes the subject of a difficult situation when confronted by Rafe about a plan to oust Jamie (who's been driving him completely insane), and the players get down and dirty in a challenge with jaw-dropping reward at stake
Reward: Danni/Gary/Judd/Stephenie
Immunity: Rafe
Jury Member #2: Jamie

EPISODE 11: QUESTIONS OF LOYALTY
AIRDATE:
November 24, 2005
Upon return to camp from the tribal council vote, Judd is flabbergasted over the blindsiding departure of Jamie and the dissolution of the six-person "alliance". Now all of the remaining Xhakm members are questioning everyone else as to where their true loyalties lie
Reward: Cindy
Immunity: Rafe
Jury Member #3: Gary

EPISODE 12: DOWN BUT NOT OUT
AIRDATE:
December 1, 2005
As the last member of the new Yaxh, Danni is feeling the pressure and tries to find a way to crack the 5-way alliance between Judd, Rafe, Cindy, Stephenie and Lydia. Meanwhile, the tribe attends a "Survivor Auction" reward and receives yet another shocker when some very coveted prizes are offered
Reward: Everyone
Immunity: Danni
Jury Member #4: Judd

EPISODE 13: DOWN TO THE WIRE
AIRDATE:
December 8, 2005
With only five left in the game and positions in the final four at stake, anything can happen now. Cindy feels isolated from the rest of the group because nobody let her in on the plan to get rid of Judd. And the shockers keep on coming when the players compete in the biggest challenges yet
Reward: Cindy
Immunity: Stephenie
Jury Member #5: Cindy

EPISODE 14: ALL OR NOTHING
AIRDATE:
December 11, 2005
Danni, Lydia, Rafe, Stephenie...three tribal councils, two immunity challenges, a million dollars on the line. The fate of two of them is in the hands of seven of their own as the Guatemalan adventure comes to an end
Immunity-Day 37: Rafe
Jury Member #6: Lydia
Immunity-Day 38: Danni
Jury Member #7: Rafe
Runner-Up: Stephenie
Final Survivor: Danni

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