Tag Archives: Placencia

Celebrating My Eighth-Year Anniversary with Belize: An Unforgettable Ride

I woke up this morning realizing that it was eight years ago, on a humid and hazy summer morning, that I landed in Belize for the first time, solo. I stayed in San Pedrolike a classic first-timer, snorkeled Hol Chan Marine Reserve, and happily stumbled on a colorful Dia de San Pedro celebration, bursting in Mestizo culture.

Dia de San Pedro 2019 – Ambergris Caye.

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye.

I went to Caye Caulkeron the water taxi for a day. I remember folks being friendly, and the island mellow and Continue reading »

A Raggamuffin Birthday in Belize

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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 trip from 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 »