Ocean's Edge Lodge
Travel Blogs from Belize Cayes
Let's say yesterday was a somewhat of a loss secondary to an intestinal issue that has fortunately cleared (enough said about that). Today was St. Patrick's day and was not celebrated in Belize to our amazement. Beach day today thinking of the snow in Charlottesville (just for a moment). No threat of snow here. Tomorrow, we plan to visit the Mayan ruins if another two people sign ...
... me comfortable with my new gear off the beach of our rental, so that when the time came I would be able to just enjoy the moment. It really worked, thanks honey, for always being so smart. :)
Diving was by far the most impressive explosion of senses, colour and general overload of the eyes imaginable. There is life in other areas of the ocean, but possibly nothing that compares with the reef, either snorkelling in 12 feet, ...
... right off my skin.
2. Almost no tan to think of.
3. A few bruises.
4. A crazy, unpredictable, stop me in my tracks, I need to breath through these contractions kind of pain in my tummy. Those who know me, know that my stomach issues are the bane of my existence. These attacks come on in waves and take about a couple minutes and then *poof* gone!
5. A scalp that feels like a thousand mosquito bites.
6. I still want ...
... something I would have regretted later.
I'm proud of myself. I'm happy for the opportunity to do things I've never done before. I'm grateful for a life that affords me this wonderful vacation.
The zip-line after a lunch break was simply awesome!
Even though sore muscles for a couple of days will/is the price, I'm still so trilled we went on this little ...
... This period was the zenith of the Olmec culture (capital La Venta), after which they began to decline. Olmec-style stone heads are known at several Maya sites and they influenced the Maya in their jaguar worship and many words, particularly the word ajaw (lord/ ruler).
3. Late Preclassic- This period saw the addition of glyphs to stelae, 250 BC, and the move into the lowlands. In other areas we see the rise of non-Maya civilizations- Zapotec, ...