Move that Bus, and the chickens on it !


I was taken aback immediately to my school days when I saw the first old Blue Bird school bus rolling through the Belizean countryside. With their bright colors, roof racks, ladders and souped up engines and transmissions these old buses will get you just about anywhere you need to go in the county. It’s funnyContinue reading “Move that Bus, and the chickens on it !”

“A three hour tour”


“Five passengers set sail that day for a three-hour tour. A three-hour tour. The weather started getting rough, the tiny ship was tossed. If not for the courage of the” … I was trying to shake the theme song from Gilligan’s Island from my head, but it was not working. You see normally I’d likeContinue reading ““A three hour tour””

“It’s my money and I want it now!”


The Belize dollar (BZD) is Belize’s national currency and is pegged at the U.S. dollar at 2 BZ$ to 1 US$ since the 1980s. U.S. dollars are generally accepted throughout Belize because of this peg. It is considered a waste of time to exchange USD to BZD. Belize dollars are also easily accepted in townsContinue reading ““It’s my money and I want it now!””

A special thanks to Chef Bourque and Urban Treasure Hunter


Last year as we traversed the Southern states of Louisiana and Texas we met up with some wonderful people. Even though we wrote about them here on our blog, for some reason we could not post videos. Well persistence has paid off and we have found a way to get it done. Please watch, share andContinue reading “A special thanks to Chef Bourque and Urban Treasure Hunter”

How’s that Howling working for you ?


“Oh my, what the heck is that ?” The hair on the back of our necks stood up as we sat there in amazement trying to figure out was it a Howler Monkey or a Jaguar. I mean they (Howler Monkey’s) really sound pretty menacing. But, here we were, we had finally made it downContinue reading “How’s that Howling working for you ?”

Bowled over on the Peninsula !


Lets see, there is diving, fishing, snorkeling, jungle river excursions, caving, bowling……..” Bowling” I said in disbelief ? ” Pardon me ” I said to Scott. ” But did you just say bowling, you want to go bowling?” Yes he said affirmatively. For some reason it never dawned on me that in the entire countryContinue reading “Bowled over on the Peninsula !”

All cranked up in Xunantunich Belize


Well kinda sorta almost! You see there are not many roads in Guatemala to start with and if you’re heading east out of the country there is only one road you can take, CA13 which becomes the western highway once you enter Belize. So, being very familiar with Belize and enjoying ourselves a lot whileContinue reading “All cranked up in Xunantunich Belize”