Entries in #seetheworld (11)

Thursday
Jan182018

Arrivals in  Belize

As I was about to embark on my journey to Belize, both anticipation and dread added to the surplus of weight I carried on my shoulders.

Click to read more ...

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.

Click to read more ...

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.

Click to read more ...

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.

Click to read more ...

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.

Click to read more ...

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.

Click to read more ...

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.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Apr042017

Crocodile  Night

I enrolled for the marine conservation and diving programme to help the Belize Frontier Project. During my first weeks here I spent much of my time learning about corals, fishes and all the other creatures you can find on the reef of the marine reserve.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Mar302017

When Trash  Floats

I spend my summers in Boston, MA on the beautiful Charles River as a kayak guide. I take camp groups, business trips, tourists, bachelorette parties, you name it, out to paddle and I love being on the water. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned that there was a build-your-own raft race the week I arrived in Caye Caulker

Click to read more ...

Monday
Jul112016

A Month in Caye Caulker Studying Manatees 

When I first told my dad I would be taking a gap year he said, “okay, but make sure you do something useful with your time,” so since I had recently decided to study zoology at university I decided to volunteer with Frontier as a manatee conservationist for a month.

Click to read more ...