Tag Archives: Portraits

Postcard: Portraits of Belize Tour Guides

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.

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Meet Captain Ian Forte of EZ Boy Tours–a native of Caye Caulker, working for a

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Postcards of the Week: Uniforms #FriFotos


This week’s #Frifotos theme over on Twitter is uniforms. At left is a tourist cop in Negril, Jamaica–back in 2009, when they were first introduced on the island.

On the right: A Rastafarian who caught my eye with his “cultural uniform” at the annual Peter Tosh celebration in Belmont, Jamaica.