Belize Day Six – Aw man it’s over already?!

Our last day in Belize was spent much like the day before. Spent the morning relaxing, eating, reading, swimming, enjoying the beach. I miss the color already. Virginia (and North Carolina) has been covered in a haze of smoke for weeks now and sometimes I almost forget these colors exist. Everything is gray here! We […]

Belize Day Five – Chillin’

Our first day with no plans. Ahhhh. We woke up and headed out to the courtyard for breakfast. Renita served us freshly squeezed juice, local tea, and two plates of fresh pineapple, papaya, grapes and melon. Next came the garnachas, a local breakfast favorite, fried corn tortillas topped with beans, shredded cabbage, salsa and cheese. […]

Belize Day Four – Ambergris Caye

Day four we headed to the beach! Woke up early and got our stuff together, checked out with the staff and after a quick breakfast jumped in the truck with Carlos to head back to Belize City and the Municipal Airstrip where we’d catch our flight to San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. The drive was […]

Belize Day Three – Xunantunich Mayan Ruins & crocodile fun

We awoke early and headed to the lodge for early morning birdwatching with Luis. Two other couples joined us. It started out great, he spotted a keel-billed toucan (the national bird of Belize) across the river in a tree. He set up the viewing scope so we could all take a look. We saw a […]

Belize Day Two – Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

On our second day in Belize, I woke around 5:15 to hundreds of birds calling and the rush of the falls. Once I wake up there’s usually no going back to sleep and definitely not with the racket the birds were making. So loud! I sat on the porch and looked at our gorgeous view […]