Tag Archives: Belize

This Week in Travel: 06/17/13

Here’s what I found this week that I think is interesting, informative or inspirational. Enjoy! Videos Sell your crap. Pay your debt. Do you what you love. – Adam Baker was a new father who decided the typical American dream wasn’t for him. This is how he got out of thousands of dollars of debt to […]

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The Cat Lady of Caye Caulker, Belize

Beyond the sounds of the waves and the beat of the reggae music on Caye Caulker, you might also hear a “meow,” or maybe 86 of them. This side of the island is home to P.A.W.’s, run by Madi Collins. She started the animal sanctuary after returning home from the United States. One day in […]

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Central America Budget

After four months in Central America, I spent a total of $3,692.21. The total probably would have been cheaper had I not chosen to stay so far away from Guatemala City in my last week in the country. The taxi fares averaged about $45 (Q360) for round trip. Along with the distance, I also had […]

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San Ignacio Guide: Activities, Restaurants and Nightlife

San Igancio is often times a stopover for travel groups who want to do see the Mayan artifacts inside Actun Tunichil Muknal. But give the city a chance, and you’ll find there’s enough to do to keep you occupied for several days. Things to Do: Cahal Pech – This site of Mayan ruins is a […]

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The Cruel Crow

I’ve never contemplated murder until now. It’s not an act against a person, but an evil, sadistic rooster that enjoys tormenting me every night for hours. The rooster begins crowing at 2 a.m. It sounds nothing like the “cock-a-doodle-doo” in kids books. This is a piercing scream that I’m quite certain is on par with […]

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