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Blue Collar Salute: Mr. Guatemalan Bus Conductor Man

February 3, 2010 I often say that I love traveling, but I hate to travel. With very few exceptions, I rarely enjoy the actual process of getting from Point A to Point B, whether it is by plane, car, boat, horse, my feet, etc. If I could, I would choose ... read more

Sophia Kwong

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Friends in Low Places: Surfing the Parrot's Nest

January 27 - February 1, 2010 There is a superstitious side of me that thinks there's a lot of karma points to be gained in sharing kindness with strangers. Many of you know that I hosted several travelers at my house in Austin (often to the chagrin of my roommate) ... read more

Sophia Kwong

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Unexpected Visitor: Roughing It Mayan Style

January 25, 2010 On the crowded Southbound bus, we were the only two people who requested a stop at the Maya Center Village. As it turns out, we were the only two people who were visiting the entire town. That suited us just fine – after three days of lounging ... read more

Sophia Kwong

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Borrowed Time: Racing the Sunset in Caye Caulker

January 23, 2010 In 1961 Hurricane Hattie ravaged the coast of Belize, battering the reefs and actually cracking the island of Caye Caulker in two. When we were returning from our snorkel tour, however, the rift now known as the “Split” served only to frame a sunset that was already ... read more

Sophia Kwong

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Sailing the Coast of Belize.. in Pictures

  1. The bow of our ship, the Ragga Queen, and her anchor.          2. Miguel was a master at spearfishing. He would hunt with nothing but this mask, attached to his face without even a strap, and his spearfishing pole. He could dive up to depths of forty ... read more

Michelle Saltis

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Harvesting the Booty

(middleAPRIL2009) Men in Belize really like the booty. In fact, I think the word obsessed might better describe the attraction that exists for the males of this country and women with very well-endowed booties. To make my point: While my friend and I  were walking around Placencia, I stopped at ... read more

Michelle Saltis

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Drug Deals at 4AM? I don't think so..

(middle APRIL2009)It was late at night, and I had been asleep for quite some while, when I heard the outer flap of my tent being unzipped. I quickly woke up, my ears always attuned to the world around me, and I froze for a few moments. Who could be opening ... read more

Michelle Saltis

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Semana Santa

 (MiddleAPRIL2009)Spending easter in Belize was perhaps one of the most bizarre, entertaining, and festive holidays I have considered myself a part of. I had figured that, not being religious myself, spending my easter in Central America would consist of more religious affiliations than I could muster. Well, unlike Guatemala, Belize ... read more

Michelle Saltis

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Where I have been thus far!

I started my travels abroad in April 2008, and so far I have been to eight countries: France, Germany, Canada, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Belize, and Mexico. (I have also lived in California, New York State, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. I have been to Florida, Utah, Nevada(VEGAS baby!), Vermont, Connecticut, ... read more

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Bored at the Border

     A 5:00 am wake up call was a little rough since mom and I watched 27 Dresses until 1145 last night, but we managed to catch the microbus after climbing through the tall grass and up the hill that are outside the comedor.  We arrived in Santa Elena with ... read more

Amber Callender

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Jah Be Praised

Written 25-1-08 the word for "butterfly" in Garifuna is "whey-buga-buga." or at least that's how its pronounced. some will find that useful tidbit of information valuable beyond measure, while others will simply stare at the screen thinking, "what the hell is she talking about? where is she?" Belize.or at least ... read more

Rachel Holan

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Packing

Use air-tight bags when backpacking

Michelle Saltis

30 Nov 2009

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When backpacking, I found it highly useful to have my clothes in air-tight bags. The bags roll up, pushing out all air, guaranteeing more space in one's backpack, as well as clothes that will remain dry in case it rains.

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