Monthly Archives: April 2014

Toilets: Belize Edition

We traveled to Belize just after the Winter Olympics in Russia. Do you remember the furor that erupted as journalists arrived in Sochi and found nothing but problems, like hotels that weren’t finished, water that wasn’t drinkable, and manholes that … Continue reading

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Snorkeling with Stingrays

When I’m not diving with hawksbills, I’m snorkeling with Karen. We knew there would be plenty to see from the surface, but we weren’t expecting stingray-on-stingray action. Is it getting hot in here?  

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Carnaval de Belize

Our trip to Belize happened to coincide with Carnaval. All right, actually, we specifically booked it so we’d be in San Pedro on Fat Tuesday. Carnaval in a Latin America? You’re probably thinking of music, dancing, and drag queens. Right … Continue reading

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Belizians Beaneath the Sea

With its mucky beaches and mangy stray dogs, San Pedro wasn’t put on this earth for tourists seeking pristine white sands. This place is all about diving. Along the beach, just about every third building houses a dive operation- some … Continue reading

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La Isla Bonita

“I had a dream of San Pedro…” Yup, this is that San Pedro, the one Madonna dreamed about in 1987. We split our Belize trip down the middle, opting to spend half our time on the mainland (Mayan ruins!) and … Continue reading

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