Category Archive: Central America and Caribbean

Heading Inland – The Cayo District in Belize

Mayan ruins and river adventures beckon tourists to the Cayo district in Belize‚Äôs interior. After spending two weeks on Ambergris Caye in the town of San Pedro, the rainforest enticed us inland towards… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – La Fortuna Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano is always present in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. La Fortuna is home base for the many tourists spending time near the Arenal Volcano National Park and the surrounding rain forest. The… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Cayo District Belize

The Cayo District of Belize, near the Guatemalan border, is the rugged home of the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. A few high-end eco resorts are near the reserve but many people stay… Continue reading

Poustinia Land Art Park – Cayo, Belize

The art has been left to degrade into the earth. Most public art programs have a component to maintain the artworks since exposure to the elements can destroy materials over time. But what… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Arenal Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to an impressive array of beauty. It is hard to keep track of all the new species of plants and animals you’ll find across the country. This plant is… Continue reading

Zapato de Perro

Who steals just one shoe? And an old, smelly one at that? Puppies in Costa Rica do. I have a pair of sandals that I’m trying to eek through some last travels before… Continue reading

Wild Adventures in Tortuguero Costa Rica

Land of the Turtles Tortuguero, Costa Rica – is a remote destination for humans and nesting turtles alike. On the recommendation of German sailors we met in Guatemala, our visit to Costa Rica… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Tortuguero, Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, you never know who your neighbors might be. This Caiman is waiting patiently for his breakfast to arrive early one morning in Tortuguero National Park. Part of the crocodile family,… Continue reading

Coffeeneuring – Ambergris Caye, Belize

I would not be waylaid again! Stops number five and six but only town number four in my Coffeeneuring Challenge 2015!     I even made two coffee stops on Sunday trying to… Continue reading

Coffeeneuring Waylaid

You wouldn’t think getting a cup of coffee would be so hard… We are now in San Pedro, Belize – the main town on Ambergris Caye – alongside the world’s second largest barrier… Continue reading