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View of one of Belize’s Silk Cayes, tiny plots of paradise off the coast of Placencia. Stay tuned for more striking Caribbean colors in my upcoming, first edition of “BELIZE CAYES” for Moon Guides. You can also >> Continue reading
As time permits this week, I plan to share portraits of some wonderful people I met while writing my second guidebook, Moon Belize Cayes.
Although the fun side of my work allows me to meet intriguing characters, I often don’t have the time to capture everyone who crosses my path. But when I see a striking face and a personality that embodies what I consider to be “Belize,” I do my best to capture their portrait and add them to my Faces of Belize project that I started in 2011.
Here’s one I took a little over a week ago of Mr. Domingo Lewis, the lighthouse keeper on Hunting Caye, one of Belize’s most remote islands in the deep southern marine reserve of the Sapodilla Cayes.
“The lighthouse isn’t working at the moment, so I guess I’m on vacation!” he said, smiling and taking it upon himself to show me the most beautiful side of his island.
After our tour ended and I headed back to neighboring Lime Caye, he stopped by a couple of hours later to visit with his friends on the island and catch the sunset. He brought a bottle of local rum and sliced a fresh coconut to mix. “Ah, beautiful Belize!” he kept >> Continue reading