Keeping Track of What’s Important

Dangriga Landing

One time in Belize, because Mr. Hubby and I miscued on who was in charge of whose bags, my backpack with all my camera gear and SD cards—all of our pictures from the whole trip—took off in the small airplane … Continue reading

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Belizean Chicken

Renee's Islamarisol Sunrise

If you’ve ever dreamed of living on or visiting a tropical island, Eddie Usher’s Isla Marisol, located off Glover’s Reef atoll on a UN World Heritage site, can’t be beat. Short of stepping foot on the island, you can indulge … Continue reading

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Xunantunich: Belize Back Country Travel and Climbing the Ruins

Zunantunich, Mayan Ruins, Belize

According to, “If you visit only one Maya ruin in Belize, it should be… Xunantunich.” After our laid back evening on the streets of San Ignacio, our hunger ignited by fragrant street market mangos, papayas and Belizean chicken, we … Continue reading

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Belize Back Country II: Spanish Lookout and San Ignacio on The Road to Xunantunich

Street scene, San Ignacio, Belize

“Are you sure you want to stop here?” Mischa asked, as we motored our flame emblazoned pickup into Spanish Lookout in Belize’s Cayo District. After driving from Dangriga to the Blue Hole, the road to Xunantunich (said, ZooNAANtooNitch) took us … Continue reading

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Belize Back Country: Dangriga to The Blue Hole

Garufina boy fishing in Dangriga

In July of 2007 my husband and I, with our small daughters, drove from Dangriga to San Ignacio, Belize and beyond, in a flame-emblazened, low-rider, economy-sized, Mitsubishi pick up truck.  Rental car options in Dangriga, Belize are as much of … Continue reading

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