Photo Journal of Hopkins, Belize

Hopkins

Here are some of my photos from Hopkins. We enjoyed talking to the Peace Corp volunteer working at Miss Bertie’s Library and thoroughly enjoyed the young boys of Lebeha Drumming.  

Planning My Next Big Adventure to…Alaska

Moose in My Parents Yard - 2008

On May 16th I have to be in Wasilla, Alaska for my nephews’ graduation. The ‘twins’, as they have been called their entire life, will be graduating from the same high school that my sister and I graduated from nearly Continue reading Planning My Next Big Adventure to…Alaska

Tasty and Interesting Foods I Ate in Belize

Don Corleone's Watermelon Salad

I never intended for my blog to be about food, but as I’ve said before I love food. And travel includes a lot of new and loved food experiences.  I already told you about our lobster feasts and traditional Belizean Continue reading Tasty and Interesting Foods I Ate in Belize

Belize Packing Retrospective

Pam Zip Lining

Before I left for Belize I took a stab at my packing list based on past experience, but since coming back I wanted to follow-up with a couple of updates. So, here is my updated Tropical Packing List. You might Continue reading Belize Packing Retrospective

Lobster, Lobster, Every Where

Lobster Nachos at Sobre Las Ola's

We ate a lot of lobster during our recent visit to Belize.  All of it was really good…some of it was great.  I’ve listed them below in order of our favorites, but honestly none of them deserved last place.  I thought Continue reading Lobster, Lobster, Every Where

Four Things I Love About Belize

ATM Pottery Reduced Res

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that I’ve really enjoyed my two trips to Belize and there are some really clear reasons why.  Here are four of them.  I’m sure the minute I hit ‘Publish’ on this post I’ll Continue reading Four Things I Love About Belize

Belizean Favorites: Rum Punch and Shrimp Ceviche

It wasn’t until a bit over a year ago that I tried both of these for the first time.  It was a snorkeling trip with Raggamuffin Tours on Caye Caulker that introduced me to them.  Raggamuffin didn’t let me down Continue reading Belizean Favorites: Rum Punch and Shrimp Ceviche

Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans in Belize

Coconut Powder

One of my missions for this trip to Belize was to enjoy more traditional food.  I started with the most logical option…finding the best Belizean Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans.  In the first week of my stay in Belize Continue reading Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans in Belize

What a Difference a Water Taxi Ride to San Pedro on Ambergris Caye Can Make

Street in San Pedro

Let me start by saying I’m very, very far from an expert on San Pedro Town, but my Mom and I took a break from the quiet, friendly Caye Caulker to spend a few hours in San Pedro.  There are Continue reading What a Difference a Water Taxi Ride to San Pedro on Ambergris Caye Can Make

Last Week of Lobster Season in Belize

I didn’t know how excited Mom was about the option of eating A LOT of lobster in Belize until we got here and every place we went she asked if they had lobster.  I had to explain to her that Continue reading Last Week of Lobster Season in Belize