Entries in #seetheworld (13)

Wednesday
Feb072018

Camp  Life

Our camp is situated on the north side of the island in a remote area of the mangroves, our only neighbours being salt water crocodiles and the expanse of marine life that visit or reside under our dock.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Shark and Ray  Alley

This was one of my first experiences in the water with both Nurse Sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) and (Dasyatidae) Rays. It was extraordinary to watch each species entwining between the next as though they were the same.

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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.

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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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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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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
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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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.

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