Misadventures of Ice Cream…Part 3

My quest to try all of Freiburg’s ice cream flavors has continued, and now even includes Belize, so I figured it was time for an update. When we last left off, I had determined that mint just doesn’t taste as good around Germany¬†as it does back home, so I’ve left it alone. There have been,…

Climbing Caracol

One of my favorite day trips from San Ignacio was to the Mayan ruins of Caracol, an archaeological site located in the Cayo District of Belize. Caracol means “snail shell,” which represents the access road to the area. Yes, it was exactly what it sounds like – nearly 3 hours of unpaved (save for the…

Feeding Wildlife in Belize

Heading into the jungles of Central America can mean¬†coming face to face with danger at every turn. Think apocalyptic thunderstorms and basketball-sized hail. Think Central American drug lords and their cronies. Think jaguars, piranhas, and man-eating crocodiles. We did all of that, except the thunderstorms were replaced by sunshine. And the drug lords turned out…

Our Belizean Itinerary

We recently got back from an amazing 2-week trip to Belize with my family and we’re just now settling back in and getting over the jet lag. In fact, as I write this, I’m battling with the prospect of taking a nap because I really need to stop going to bed at 2 a.m. (Update:…