My testimonial from my internship at Toucan Ridge Ecology and Education and Society (T.R.E.E.S.). Birds make me smile. Here I am examining a delicious Summer tanager! So is six weeks enough to gain confidence in banding exotic, mystery birds and teeny, wiggling warblers from North America, you may ask? Read below about my experience at … Continue reading A bird banders biggest dream: Banding tropical birds in the Belizean rainforest. Is six weeks enough to get confident in the American bird banding scheme?
Enjoy a day well spent in this amazingly lush rain forest known as the Cockscomb Basin, known for its' Jaguars and vast forest. The reserve is well protected and here wildlife thrives, and you can safely hike one or more of the paths if you stay on the trail. End your sweaty hike with a … Continue reading Jungle hiking and relaxing river tubing in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize
I visited sunny Caye Caulker twice during my travels in Central America. I loved it so much I had to go back for some more of the slow going lifestyle. The first time I visited Caye Caulker (early September 2018) I stayed at the 'Cat Hostel' Pause. If you are used to staying in hostels … Continue reading Snorkeling with sharks and rays on Caye Caulker
I visited Belize in September 2018 and spent a total of seven weeks in the beautiful country. Belize is an extremely diverse country, with white sandy beaches, tall Mayan temples and lush rain forest. In separate posts you can read about Caye Caulker, Cockscomb Basin and more! Belize is much different than it's neighboring countries, … Continue reading Planning your Belize journey: Hostels, itineraries and transport