We made it to Paradise!
"When can we go snorkeling, Mom?"
Sunrise, sunset, repeat...
Dinner & added stingray bonus in the background
Kids + Floating Devices = Happiness
Kids + Coconuts = Bliss
Lobster Loathe & Awe
New Friends from San Juan Island- Liza & Sara
Below our cabana
Cecilia mastering the paddle board
Mama & Cecilia searching for rays
Time to SNORKEL!!
Lion Fish- cool creature, but horrible for this reef:(
Cecilia & the Sting Rays
Can you spot the little blue fish?
Boating to see manatees
Early morning Eagle Ray spotting
Two kids, a beach and a bucket
A local man's beloved dog died a few days before we arrived to Tobacco Caye.
The kids helped decorate the dog's grave.
Airing our laundry
Devouring fabulous food
made by our beautiful cook, Angie
and her sous-chef, Bernard
Saying good-bye to Atticus's favorite Swede, Karen
Walking to the bus in Dangriga
Bus ride to the Guatemalan border
Off to the jungle....
where we chased wild turkeys
Howler Monkeys & Spider Monkeys played in the canopy
while we toured the Mayan ruins.
Leaf cutter ant
Waiting for the sun
Our jungle hut
The jungle floor was covered with spiders when we went for our early morning (4am) hike
Tuk Tuk to Flores
Breakfast in Flores
Driving around the Maria Elena market with eyes wide open
Learning about land lines & pay phones
I couldn't resist
(I have a similar one of Cecilia in Costa Rice 5 years ago)
Swimming under gorgeous skies
Birthday boy & his sweet loving sis
Passing time while waiting for dinner
Our dock in Caye Caulker
Our accommodations in Caye Caulker- note little boy peeing in the ocean:/
New friends, dance party and a boat motor- what more do kids need?
Local school where we donated a stack of science books
This is how we rolled around the island.
The kids were THRILLED!
Heading to the boat with our backpacks. Time to go home.
What a fabulous trip!