Belize

Mondays Around the World ~ Traveling in Belize City

John, a Canadian originally from Windsor, Ontario, is just beginning his world travels outside of North America. He started his trip in Cancun, Mexico and has since gone South, most recently through Belize. He has spent time in San Ignacio, Cayo Province and on the key island of San Pedro. In Belize City he stayed with…

Discovery in Lamanai, Belize

Mask Temple

Sudden roaring from above, like lions are hunting elephants in the canopy of the jungle. ‘The howler monkeys say Hi’, Eric laughed at me from behind his rainbow colored sunglasses.  I barely could hear him because my heart was pounding so hard. ‘Actually there are jaguars here, that make the same sound to confuse the…

Traveling the Americas ~ One beer at a time ~ Belize

I don’t remember how the hostel was; no idea if there was breakfast or if it was good. No clue about the bed or the fan, or if the shower was cold or not. Any cucarachas anywhere? I don’t know. But the beer that night nuzzled so freshly down my throat, revitalized the crushed travel body…

Princes of the underworld ~ Actun Tunichil Muknal ATM, Belize

Explore the mayan underworld in Belize’s cave system Actun Tunichil Muknal, also known as ATM.   With a last click all light is gone. All around is plain, stone-cold blackness. A distant drop echoes through the stale air. One step further through the ankle high water, reaching out into the nothingness. Every single hair on…