Sports & Exercise

Eco-Challengers Fight Strong Winds to Kayak Around Ambergris Caye

The 10th Annual Ambergris Caye Kayaking Challenge was a brutal one for the competitors.  40+ miles, 2 days, camping in the wilderness at the tip of the caye, it’s a huge physical and mental challenge.  And this year, the 20+ mile per hour winds and gusts that were almost constant over the two days, hittingKeep reading »

Preview of Zen Arcade: Wellness DOES Include Yoga, a Bit of Wine & Maybe Botox

The Wellness Center, Zen Arcade, has been in the planning and building stages for quite some time now.  But it’s not surprising.  The chosen building (located just around the bend from Island Supermarket and the Old Belikin Distributor just south of town) was an apartment complex…and needed to be totally gutted and totally re-done. HereKeep reading »

Golf On a Private Island in Belize: Caye Chapel

GingerScoop is back in action…and going big!  Or maybe it’s not that expensive…golf just always seems like something for the rich to me. Here’s a day of golf just minutes from Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker.  I love all these posts about things I’ve never done!  Caracol, ATM Cave and now golf.  Yeehaw.   It’sKeep reading »

More Pictures From 2013 Band Fest In Belmopan And The Winners

  Yesterday was a very busy day in Belmopan.  It felt like the whole country came out to support the youth of Belize in the 2013 Band Fest.  And it wasn’t easy.  Yesterday may have been one of the hottest days of my life.  Soaring to 100 degrees, these kids all deserve an extra medalKeep reading »

Belmopan Band Fest 2013 Parade Pictures

The parade through Belmopan to kick off Band Fest 2013 is still going on.  It started at 8:30am and should continue for a few hours…2 miles all the way down to the football stadium. I thought I’d take a quick time-out from the heat…MAN IT IS HOT IN BELMOPAN TODAY…and share a few pictures beforeKeep reading »

The Bowen & Bowen Kite Festival in Belize City: Good Clean Fun

Sunday was a busy day.  I took the 7:30am water taxi from San Pedro to Belize City, hopped in my friend’s truck with a quick stop to buy Sunday morning boledo (lottery) tickets and headed off to Burrell Boom for the Ruta Maya canoe race.  Here is yesterday’s post about it.  After the boats came in,Keep reading »