My last few hours in Belize Right now we are in the town of San Ignacio which is approximately a 20 minute drive from the border with Guatemala and we are crossing later today. I feel like I hardly have seen this country and perhaps have spent more time with the fish underwater than I … More Last day in Belize
Have been using local buses mostly to travel around mainland Belize. One of the days I was waiting in the bus station in Dangriga, the largest town in Southern Belize, when I was approached by an older man Where are you from? He asked as an opener Ireland, I replied Our priest here is from Ireland. Man, … More Why I love travel…….
A quick post, to share with you what I was at this morning. Not my usual start to the day but Gregario, who we were staying with was determined that we see some tucans before leaving the area. Despite many attempts over the last few days we hadn’t seen any, so off we went in … More The early bird catches the tucan
Muddy Hiking boots – Yes Tired Legs- Yes Big smile – Yes Learn something new – Yes See any jaguars – No Unfortunately we didn’t spot any jaguars but we got far more from being here than I was expecting. I am still learning about the history of how this, the worlds first Jaguar preserve … More Out and about
After a great time splashing about in the waters of Belize, it was time to check out some of the country itself. We headed to area just north of Placencia called the Cockscomb Wildlife Reserve for some hiking and crossing fingers that we might snatch a glimpse of a jaguar. We stayed in very simple … More Country Living
I think the world under the surface is special and worth sharing. Over the last few days I have been swimming and snorkeling in many places in and around the Barrier Reef. Many of which were protected reefs, but even so in places there is visible damage to the corals and only juvenile fish. Didn’t … More Underwater world
And exhale. Not that I was tightly strung, far from it, but we decided to leave Caye Caulker by boat and sail south over a few days to Placencia in southern Belize. Tough gig. As luck would have it, there was meant to be another 4 people on on the boat but they dropped out, … More Drifting South
I got a little apprehensive thinking about my first refresher dive. But as so often happens, I went out the night before for a quiet bite to eat and it turned into a late night with new friends and the local rum punch so when I woke up and went to the dive shop there … More I did it!
Hello from Belize. I am not quite finished with Mexico but I am have left for the time being. We arrived in Caye Caulker a few days ago. It’s a small island off the coast of Belize and I love it! It would be hard not too, no traffic. Choices to get around other than … More Slowing down in colour