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ISLAND HIDEAWAY

Part two: It’s time to trade our hiking boots for beach towels. A 15-minute Maya Island flight from Belize City takes us to Ambergris Caye, which, at a length of 25 miles, is Belize’s largest island. Flying into San Pedro, the only town on the island, the scene below reminds me of a child’s fanciful […]

IT’S A JUNGLE OUT THERE

Long before European interest in Belize, the land was the epicenter of the great Mayan Empire. Throughout Belize, there are 35 major sites containing temples and other ruins of this complex civilization, with probably more yet to be discovered in the jungle. We note that the Mayan calendar predicts the world will end in 2012, and […]

MeansGo! Green

“Look, over there, by the bank!” Our guide Ruben points to a mat of lily pads bobbing in the New River, where we’re traveling by motorboat to the Mayan ruins of Lamanai. He shuts down the engine and deftly circles back to a spot that has him speaking in hushed tones. “It’s a crocodile, see […]

LOOKING FOR ADVENTURE? THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC PART 3

Nice And Leisurely Later, back at our resort near Punta Cana, we’re enjoying the amenities of our all-inclusive resort. The white-powder beach slips under lapping waves, and Kat and I lose track of time lounging under coconut trees. We stroll the beach, admiring Haitian paintings for sale at a stall, before enjoying predinner cocktails as […]