Three Short Hops

On the way to the island from the mainland, we rode an uncomfortable ferry for ninety minutes in which we had a minimal view of the outside. On the way back to the mainland, we took a local plane. Check In took less than five minutes. The flight took close to 25 minutes including two stops…

Monochrome Monday: Beach Line

All good things come to an end. We took a walk to the end of the pier for one last view of the beach before heading to the jungle for our final 3 nights.  We loved Cocotal and already decided we want to return next year for an entire week on the beach. This was a significant decision…

Shark Alley

One of the draws of snorkeling was a chance to swim with sharks in a section of the reef known as shark alley. I was filming a feeding frenzy when this beauty swam directly beneath me. Even though these were passive Nurse Sharks, it was a bit disconcerting for someone raised on Jaws to look…

Wish I Had A Spear

For a fisherman, it was both fascinating for me to see so many fish up close and difficult to not have a pole in the water landing a few of these for a freshly caught fish dinner. Or, perhaps I could try spear fishing with a spear gun like one of the locals I saw coming…

Orange Roughy

Belize waters are crystal clear, laden with fish of all sorts, and perfect for snorkeling. When we snorkeled in the Philippines, I was dismayed at not having an underwater camera to record marvels beneath the sea. I purchased a GoPro for the Belize trip. This is my Aquaman selfie.