Belize Part 3: South Water Caye
Jun28

Belize Part 3: South Water Caye

The next leg of our journey brought us to South Water Caye, a tiny island about an hour from Punta Gorda. A tiny paradise, the island is full of palm tree, has a constant ocean breeze, greets you at morning and at night with knock-you-socks-off sunrises and sunset…. Should you want to kayak, go for it. Should you want to snorkel, just jump right off the dock and see what is in store for you. The lodging was the nicest here...

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Belize Part 2: Mainland Activities
Jun08

Belize Part 2: Mainland Activities

After three days with very rustic accommodations on Lime Caye, I was excited to return to our lodgings at Big Falls. When we first arrived back, we attended a lecture by TIDE, the Toledo Institute for DevelopmentĀ and Environment, who were our guides for the time we spent on the mainland. Each morning, I woke up around 5 am and spent an hour or two with one or two other early risers drinking coffee and watching for birds. The view from...

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Belize Part 1: Lime Caye
Jun08

Belize Part 1: Lime Caye

The day was finally here- departure day. After one plane flight and a very long bus drive, we arrived at Big Falls, Belize, to spend the night before going to Lime Caye. I was so excited to meet the other students on the trip, and I immediately made great friends who are just as passionate about the environment as I am. I woke up the next morning excited to arrive at Lime Caye with my newfound friends. It took about two hours in a...

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