Sailing to Belizean Beats: A Taste of the Caribbean August 1st 2010 ¨Welcome to Belize,¨ as I received the stamp in my passport at the border town coming from Guatemala. English....my brain instantly began to relax!! I had been in Guatemala for the last 2 months and even though I was loving learning and practicing Spanish, the weeks break that Lisa and I intended to have in Belize would also be a mental break of being on guard to translate everything that is sai ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Belize Territorial disputes between the UK and Guatemala delayed the independence of Belize (formerly British Honduras) until 1981. Guatemala refused to recognize the new nation until 1992. Tourism has become the mainstay of the economy. The country remains... ... read more
Hi there. Well, this is my travel blog that I have been trying to keep up for the last 3 years. Although a few gaps have started to appear I will do my best to update it as much as possible.
Travelling I will be the first one to admit that I have been dealt some nice cards in my life so far. Born into a middle class Australian family, graduated from university with a job that pays well, freedom of movement and has subsequently given me time to explore. My first trip to South East Asia when I was 24 seemed to revolve around the amount of havoc that I could inflict on my own body in the pro... full info