Category Archives: Central America

Monteverde, Costa Rica

In 2013 I went on an intrepid tour called ‘Way to San Jose’. We started in Antigua Guatemala and made our way down to San Jose, Costa Rica. One of my favourite stops was in Monteverde were we visited the

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Visiting Nicaragua

Nicaragua We’ve been having a lot of fun in Nicaragua. The group went on a day tour called the no rush tour of Nicaragua. We went to the volcanoes. This is an active volcano and you have to be careful

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El Salvador

El Salvador El Salvador is a small country that packs a punch. My guide for the few days I was here was Francisco who gets rave reviews on trip advisor and I now know why. We started out the day

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Copan Ruins, Honduras

Copan Ruins, Honduras Our local guide Cesar took us to the Copan Ruins. The ruins date back to 2000 BC. We were lucky enough to see two Macaws, the national bird of Honduras. I was able to get very close

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Tikal

Tikal Tikal is located outside Flores in the middle of the jungle. Less than 20% of the sites are excavated as it is so much work to keep the current sites restored with the jungle trying to over grow onto

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The simple life in Caye Caulker

The simple life – Caye Caulker Who could argue with the simplicity of having a front street, a middle street, and a back street as you will find in Caye Caulker.  I rode my bike down front street to my

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On the ocean

On the ocean I spent the day sailing, diving and snorkelling with raga muffin tours on the ocean. Diving is a big draw in Belize. The blue hole is absolutely amazing down into the caves and through shark alley. Our

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Belize! Visiting the islands Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker Belize! I’ve finally arrived in Belize after almost three days of travelling.  Well I had to treat myself to a meal at the best restaurant on caye caulker – habeneros for seafood and a belikin, the local brew.

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Save the Rain Forest in Panama

  In 1996 I was actively pursuing a career in conservation.  I’d written papers on saving the whales, how tuna fishing was killing the dolphins, I was tracking a wolf and studying his behaviour.  I had a great teacher for

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