Travel Blogs from San Ignacio
Our stay at the lodge was brief but we had a wonderful time hiking around the Five Sisters Waterfalls while others in our group opted to check out the ruins at Caracol. There is a tram which runs from the lodge down to the waterfall area but it was so steep and the tram didn't look that sturdy we opted to hike both down to and back up from the falls. Tiring but well worth the effort.
We're not sure how it got to be December so quickly, but, upon reflection, we definitely did manage to accomplish quite a bit this year - both in the office and out. Here's this month's installment: Amy's Update I spent the last few weeks planning and running some workshops, attending others, making "academic-style" posters for a final project …
So there I was last weekened, on a bus with a puppy making my way to Belmopan for the Peace Corps Halloween party. I met up with Keely and after a few minutes of catching up decided that traveling all the way to Belize City that night and then back in time for the Halloween party the next day would be appropriate. So we took the last bus in and …
... such a great time in the Conservation centre. Another fantastic highlight for me.
evening we decided to go out for a glass of wine and a nice dinner. We
had seen a BBQ place the night before and it was teeming so we thought
we would try it.
Unfortunately after eating a couple of mouthfuls of my chicken I discovered the odd texture was in fact a raw texture!!!
What an ending to Belize eh!!
... turtles, and we even saw a little baby turtle which hadn’t been tagged yet and one without a fin! This reef is a popular scuba diving destination and we saw a spotted eagle ray as well as deep tunnels to dive through with the fish, putting our lungs to the test. The waters were beautiful and so clear- all round incredible day snorkelling with beautiful fish, rays, sharks, an eagle ray, a ...