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February 3, 2015

At the End of the World: Mayans of Punta Gorda

Our Day With The Mayans. We visited the Mayans of Punta Gorda Belize in  2012. Time magazine declared 2012, “the year of the Mayans.” We were […]
November 6, 2014
Children Birding

Birding with Children: Every child can be a backyard birder

Birding is something all children in the world can enjoy. It can be done without cost. Birding can be done in the middle of the city, […]
October 23, 2014
Girl baby

Government Hospital in Belize: a horrific birth story

Stacey-jean assists Veronica (not her real name) as she labors in horrific conditions at a government hospital in Belize. Prelude The below story is graphic and […]
October 14, 2014
Belize Green Iguana

Belize’s Iguana Project: A Royally Wild Experience

Belize’s Iguana Project will get you as close to an iguana as you ever wanted to be.  Located at San Ignacio Resort Hotel, it’s the area´s […]
October 10, 2014
Josiah caves

Caving in Belize–Climbing with Children into a Hidden Cave

Caving in Belize is a must for anyone with a penchant for adventure. Belize is home to some well-established and spectacular caves. With its concern for […]
October 6, 2014
Jungle swing

Amish and Mennonites in Belize Departing Into the Jungle

My story chronicles the plight of Amish and Mennonites in Belize as they depart their communities, starting over in the jungle. This is also the story […]
September 24, 2014
Howler Monkey

Howler Monkeys: How to Find Wild Monkeys in Belize–Community Baboon Sanctuary

In the thick of the Belizean rainforest, our children came face-to-face with Howler monkeys. Jeremiah’s two year-old birthday wish was to see a “mumeek” (monkey). At […]