Coral Gardens - Blue Cast Removed

How I Improved the Quality of my Underwater Photos

I’ve mentioned before that I have an Olympus Stylist Tough 8010 for underwater photography.  While the photos have always been a great source of memories for me, they have never been great quality.  I worried that I had purchased the wrong underwater camera when I compared my photos to some of the photos published by […]

My Belizean Stewed Chicken

My Modernized Belizean Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans

A while back I wrote about my goal of finding the best stewed chicken with rice in beans while visiting Belize.  I didn’t just want to eat the best there; I wanted to know how to make it at home.  I included some very cryptic recipe notes that I got from Tosh (our driver from […]

The Beautiful Frigatebirds of Belize

When Nowal, a snorkeling guide in Hopkins, took us out to the Belize Barrier Reef I didn’t expect to go birding as well.  But that’s just what we did.  After spending all day in the water enjoying the beautiful fish and coral, he said we’d be going to Bird’s Caye on our way back to […]

Photo Journal of Caye Caulker, Belize

Here are some snapshots from my recent trip to Caye Caulker. I especially like the warning on the police station and of course there is the ‘Go Slow’ mentality. As a couple of locals have told me ‘On Caye Caulker…Go Slow…because on the island we have two cemeteries and no hospitals.’  

Don Corleone's Watermelon Salad

Tasty and Interesting Foods I Ate in Belize

I never intended for my blog to be about food, but as I’ve said before I love food. And travel includes a lot of new and loved food experiences.  I already told you about our lobster feasts and traditional Belizean Stewed Chicken yumminess, but I actually ate some other interesting and great tasting dishes in […]

Lobster Nachos at Sobre Las Ola's

Lobster, Lobster, Every Where

We ate a lot of lobster during our recent visit to Belize.  All of it was really good…some of it was great.  I’ve listed them below in order of our favorites, but honestly none of them deserved last place.  I thought I would share it with you (sure wish you could taste via the internet)…you’ll just […]

ATM Pottery Reduced Res

Four Things I Love About Belize

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that I’ve really enjoyed my two trips to Belize and there are some really clear reasons why.  Here are four of them.  I’m sure the minute I hit ‘Publish’ on this post I’ll think of several more reasons. The People You can hardly identify who the locals are […]