Animals of Tikal

We visited Tikal in Guatemala today.  I thought I would share some photos of the animals we saw in the park.  Let’s just say the monkeys must have loved the rain.  There were so many of them showing their faces, and close by, that even the guides were taking picutes.  In the past I’ve also […]

There is a Lizard in my Bed and Other Fun Stuff in Belize

Day one started out excellent.  After packed flights from Arizona (Mom) and Washington (Me), there was hardly anyone on our flight between Houston and Belize.  Two hours of flight time with an entire row for each of us.  Airline travel doesn’t get any better than a row to lie down in after travelling all night. […]

Fixing my Favorite Sandals for Belize

When you find a pair of sandals (Tevas) that you absolutely love it’s impossible to give them up even when they are completely wore out.  This particular pair of Tevas got me through my solo trip to Belize in 2010, then through a few weeks in Arizona.  I also wore them nearly every day last […]

Tropical Packing List

Documentation: Electronics: Clothing: Driver’s License Alarm Clock (b) 5 Undergarments Passport (a) Cell Phone & Charger 3 Socks Photocopy of Passport (a) Headphones and Splitter 1-2 Capris Money/Money Belt Nikon Camera & Charger 1-2 Jacket/Sweater/Sweatshirt Notebook/Pen Waterproof Camera & Charger 1 Long Sleeve Shirt (c) Travel Guide/Map Tripod 3-5 Tank Tops/Shirts Airline Reservations iPad/Laptop & […]