Entries in #gapyear (11)

Wednesday
Dec062017

Dredging  Paradise

Caye Caulker was hit by a hurricane in August 2016. This event changed the island as a lot of buildings were damaged, docks were destroyed and roads flooded. Another problem arising from this catastrophe was the shore being deeply modified with huge amounts of sand being dragged by the currents, wind and big waves.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Actun Tunichil Muknal  Cave

Apart from Caye Caulker, volunteers visiting our project sometimes take time off to visit other beautiful sites around Belize.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Coral Bleach  Watch

This week the Fisheries Deparment of Belize requested our assistance to conduct the annual Belize Coral Reef Watch Program, as part of the Meso-American Coral Reef Watch Program.

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Thursday
Nov092017

Belizean Boat  Captain

As the project coordinator here on the Frontier Belize Project, one of my responsibility is to drive the Frontier boat. Having passed my captain licence in Switzerland on the quiet Swiss lakes, I was a bit apprehensive driving a boat in the sea and bringing volunteers to the reef everyday.

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Wednesday
Oct042017

Dogs of Caye  Caulker

Caye Caulker is home to a wide variety of our favourite companions. Every volunteer who’s joined us has had a favourite dog that they met here. They are the real mascots of the island and always there to cheer up tourists and locals.

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Tuesday
Sep192017

The Importance of  Mangroves

It's easy to overlook the seemingly nondescript trees that often line the land found between the sea and the coastline. These trees don't grow fruits or nuts, nor are they ideal for shade or breeze but what they do have to offer far surpasses all of the above qualities.

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Monday
Sep112017

September  Celebrations

September is one of the best times to come to Belize! It’s the tourism off-season, which means cheaper prices and a quieter island and it’s also the occasion to partake in the September celebrations.

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Belizian  Flavours

Belize is full of amazing things, food included. It's such a great part of travelling that we thought we'd let you in on some of Belize's best kept secrets. Here are our top 5 places to eat in Caye Caulker.

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Tuesday
May162017

All My Favourite Bits Of  Belize

My favourite aspect about coming out here has been learning how to scuba dive...

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Tuesday
Apr252017

Time  Flies

The thing with volunteering is, that it feels like you have just arrived but at the same time it feels like you have been at this place forever, which is a strange and beautiful feeling.

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