Caye Caulker Harbor

Two Different Harbors

It’s about time I post photos for Twitter’s #FriFotos challenge.  This week’s theme is HARBORS.  I’ve picked a couple of harbors that probably couldn’t more different from one another. Seward, Alaska – Small Boat Harbor Seward happens to be one of the ice free ports in Alaska and because of that stays busy year-round, but […]

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 […]

Belizean Favorites: Rum Punch and Shrimp Ceviche

It wasn’t until a bit over a year ago that I tried both of these for the first time.  It was a snorkeling trip with Raggamuffin Tours on Caye Caulker that introduced me to them.  Raggamuffin didn’t let me down this past week.  We snorkeled Coral Gardens, Shark/Ray Alley, and Hol Chan with them on […]

Snorkeling More of the Belize Barrier Reef

We left Caye Caulker with Raggamuffin Tours around 1030am.  While probably some of the most commercial part of the Belize Barrier Reef, Coral Gardens/Shark Ray Alley/Hol Chan, are very impressive in my opinion.  They plan the order in which you arrive at each stop in perfect sequence…as each stop arrives, the sites get more and […]

Coral Gardens, Shark/Ray Alley, and Hol Chan – December 14, 2010

I was so surprised that I woke up early given my lack of sleep the prior evening and the fact that I didn’t have to be at Raggamuffin Tours for my snorkeling trip to Coral Gardens, Shark/Ray Alley, and Hol Chan until 1030am. I headed first to my go-to breakfast stop…the local bakery.  I had […]