Chairs in Hopkins, Belize

Chairs at Night

I’ve been pretty inconsistent about Friday Photos on Twitter (#FriFotos), but this week’s theme is “chairs” and since I just love this photo I took in Hopkins, Belize I wanted to share it.  This photo was taken in total darkness Continue reading Chairs in Hopkins, Belize

How I Improved the Quality of my Underwater Photos

Coral Gardens - Blue Cast Removed

I’ve mentioned before that I have an Olympus Stylist Tough 8010 for underwater photography.  While the photos have always been a great source of memories for me, they have never been great quality.  I worried that I had purchased the Continue reading How I Improved the Quality of my Underwater Photos

My Modernized Belizean Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans

My Belizean Stewed Chicken

A while back I wrote about my goal of finding the best stewed chicken with rice in beans while visiting Belize.  I didn’t just want to eat the best there; I wanted to know how to make it at home.  Continue reading My Modernized Belizean Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans

The Beautiful Frigatebirds of Belize

When Nowal, a snorkeling guide in Hopkins, took us out to the Belize Barrier Reef I didn’t expect to go birding as well.  But that’s just what we did.  After spending all day in the water enjoying the beautiful fish Continue reading The Beautiful Frigatebirds of Belize

Zip lining in Guatemala was Chilero

Pam and Sharon After Zip Lining

As part of a recent tour of Tikal in Guatemala, and for only $30, my mom and I added a zip line adventure.  We went with Pacz Tours out of San Ignacio, Belize.  This was my second time using Pacz Continue reading Zip lining in Guatemala was Chilero

Photo Journal of Caye Caulker, Belize

Here are some snapshots from my recent trip to Caye Caulker. I especially like the warning on the police station and of course there is the ‘Go Slow’ mentality. As a couple of locals have told me ‘On Caye Caulker…Go Continue reading Photo Journal of Caye Caulker, Belize

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.  

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