Snorkeling at Hol Chan Marine Reserve

+ For our first full day at Caye Caulker, we had to go snorkeling at the Hol Chan Marine Reserve! After researching on TripAdvisor, I settled on Carlos tours. We walked to his little shop and put our names down on a piece of paper taped to the door. The next morning, we rode our […]

Caye Caulker is calling you

After a week in the jungle, we made it out to the smaller of Belize’s islands – Caye Caulker (pronouced kee-caulker). We rented out a studio apartment with our own private pool. I loved it. Here I am relaxing with my feet in the pool reading on my kindle. Every few days, a local pool […]

Caracol Ruins – last but not least

Caracol Ruins – last but not least! The Caracol ruins were the last ruins we visited but not in the least bit disappointing. + The site is currently being restored (or at least part of it) to showcase what these buildings and cities looked like before. I loved Belize at this point with all the history […]

Belize: Visiting Xunantunich ruins

Mayan Ruins: Xunantunich Ruins  After exploring the CheChem Ha cave, we headed over to nearby Xunantunich ruins, a former city of the Mayans in Belize. We took a ferry ride over the Mopan river and Mynor dropped us off with our tour  guide to see Xunantunich. We were excited since it was the first time seeing some […]

Belize: Exploring CheChem Ha Cave

Exploring the CheChem Ha Cave Our first full day in Belize started off with a trip to the closest cave from the jungle dome. + Nature Lesson: The name translates into “Cave of poison wood water” which referes to the CheChem Ha tree and there are two kinds. The white and the black. The difference between […]

Sleeping at the Belize Jungle Dome

Belize Jungle Dome The Belize Jungle Dome is a 5 bedroom eco-lodge owned by a European couple (Andy & Simone), their two young songs, and  two dogs and managed by an amazing staff of eight. I originally found the jungle dome website when I was about 18 after I picked up a book called “50 places for […]