Delos Island – blast to the past in Greece

Delos Island: Our first day excursion on (or from) the island of Mykonos. Delos Island is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean so of course, we decided to make a day trip of it. Information: The excavations are open […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guatemala: don’t miss out the Tikal Ruins

Get to Guatemala’s Tikal Ruins A UNESCO World Heritage Site and only an hour away from Belize so we *had* to stop by. You need a licensed tour guide FROM Guatemala to take you into the country & to the ruins. There is a customs fee for exiting ($37.50 USD for 2 people). History Lesson: Tikal was the […]

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 […]