I have no way to know what the Garden of Eden looked like, but in my imagination, it looks just this: Palms and ferns grow exuberantly, birds dot in and out of the foliage, and everywhere there is green -- blue green, bright green, yellow green, dull
Belize: The Bucket List
Located in western Central America, adjacent to Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, Belize is a popular destination for ecotourists, birdwatchers, scuba divers and snorkelers, deep sea fishermen, and travelers interested in Mayan historic sites. The official language is English, although Spanish and Mayan are also widely spoken. The international airport is located in Belize City, on the coast, while the sleepy capital of Belmopan is inland. Ambergris Caye, a barrier island along the meso-American barrier reef, is the country's prime tourist destination.
My guide makes the internationally recognized sign for shark, placing his hand perpendicular to his forehead to make a fin.Then he grabs his non-existant breasts. "Nurse shark!" he cries, with a gleeful smile. Fast as a flash, he reaches down into
I am trying to get on the boat, but it is bucking like a rodeo horse. In my memory at least, the swells are a good 10 feet high. I've got shin burns on my legs from the ladder, which is as bouncy as the boat. Diving in Belize is renowned for
It is dark -- 97 percent dark chocolate dark, India ink dark, heart of Voldemort dark -- in this swamp in the middle of a moonless night in the middle of Belize. Only in the distance, across the fresh-water lagoon, do a few lights reveal the Lamanai