Over the next few days, as I finally wrap up my second edition of Moon Belize (hurrah! due out November 2015), I thought I would share images captured along my latest travels around Belize, since September, that somehow never made the blog.
One such series of photos are portraits of some of my favorite local tour guides. They are, in my humble opinion, the unsung heroes of Belize’s tourism industry. They keep me abreast of the latest in their areas every year and help me complete my research while making it fun in the process. And many times, behind the scenes, they’re carrying my bags while I shoot, hike, snorkel, take notes, and completing a dozen other tasks.
Meet Captain Ian Forte of EZ Boy Tours–a native of Caye Caulker, working for a
I have a good excuse for staying offline, folks!Last Wednesday was my birthday.
It gets more challenging each year to come up with a fun, memorable way to celebrate, this being my fourth birthday in Belize. My friend Stacy, however, who loves to explore as much as I do, suggested that we hop on Raggamuffin Tours’ popular three day overnight sailing tripfrom Caye Caulker all the way south to Placencia.
Three days drifting along Belize’s Caribbean Sea? It was a no brainer.
She signed us up early on but unfortunately, got tied up with work and wasn’t able to make it. So off I went for three days at sea, ready to unplug.
Knowing most of the islands and areas on the itinerary, I was eager to immerse in the natural beauty of the south coast and reef yet again. But I wondered what it might be like to sail on a catamaran for three days and Continue reading »