Animals & Wildlife

Some of the Beauties of Fall on Ambergris Caye

For some parts of the world, there is a nip in the air and leaves are changing colors – here in Belize, October can mean rains (though we haven’t had any this October – a solid few days DUMPING in September still lingers), dying winds and flat seas.  Warm water, warm days. NONE of theseKeep reading »

Animal Round-Up in San Pedro, Belize

No not a round-up like at a rodeo…a round-up, as in a summary of facts or events.  Don’t worry! We’ve got lots of cats and dogs on the island of Ambergris Caye.  And if you’ve visited before, you’ve probably had a potlicker (a stray dog in Belize) buddy up to you.  Maybe you’ve even takenKeep reading »

Sunrise Hermit Crab Crowd Spawning On North Ambergris Caye

There has been some pictures and speculation over the last few years about a strange phenomenon on Ambergris Caye.  Once a year (for a few days) hermit crabs emerge from jungle and…have a giant get-together.  (Here is last year’s…a bit earlier in July and some pictures by Correspondent Kardashian.) If you are looking for anKeep reading »

My Yesterday: Winds, A Dog Training Cruise, Croc Hunting and A Pupusa

Yesterday the sun and the relatively high winds continued.   “The Easter winds” or “The March/April Blow” – the late Spring is usually pretty blustery and warm in Belize.  Perfect for our kite boarder from yesterday’s post… and equally nice if you are taking a walk around town.  No one in the hot sun ever cursedKeep reading »

My Week in Belize: From A Three Legged Cow Dog to Mind Blowing Sunsets

It’s been a busy week…and most importantly, a HUGE ONE for my favorite dog, Elsie – rescued from Dangriga last October.  Who, due to a long standing, unbeatable infection in her leg, had it removed on week ago Saturday.  YES!  Removed.  And she hasn’t really missed a beat.  She was tugging on her leash lessKeep reading »