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Visiting Xunantunich Mayan site

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Belize

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins The sun god wears ornaments on his large ears and sits next to the symbol for the moon on El Castillo’s frieze. Adorning the west and east sides of the 130-foot tall pyramid, the astrologically themed friezes draw the visitor closer and closer to the highlight of Xunantunich. 

belize adventure packages can include cave tubing and zip lining

Cave Tubing in Belize

When you are looking for things to do in Belize, cave tubing Belize has to top the list. Get all the details on the who, what, and when of cave tubing in Belize. Our family loved this part of our Belize vacation and want to make sure you have everything you need to know for a Belize cave tubing adventure.

Cahal Pech in Belize mayan ruin near San Ignacio

Exploring Cahal Pech in Belize

This is from my 2004 trip to Belize. Since I am currently in Belize, I am republishing both for my own memories and to share with you.  At the top of a hill near San Ignacio, in the Cayo District (Belize’s largest), sits Cahal Pech, the oldest known Maya site. These ruins of a Maya ceremonial …

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blue butterfly in Belize jungle

Jungle Lodges in Belize : Table Rock Jungle Lodge

There are a bunch of jungle lodges or eco lodges in Belize and it’s hard to know which one to pick. We stayed at Table Rock Jungle Lodge in the Cayo District near San Ignacio and found a bunch of reasons why it is one of the best family resorts in Belize. Here’s what you need to know to plan your own trip and know if this is the right jungle lodge for you.

aerial view of buildings and park in Budapest

Unusual Things To Do in Budapest, Hungary

Looking for unusual things to do in Budapest? From hiking, to cooking, to crawling through a cave or wandering a fairytale library, we’ve come up with ways to get you off the beach path.

family hike in the Scottish Highlands

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Meet Our Family: Anders (17), Melynda, Finn (15), & Henry What happens when a professional writer and naturalist marries a documentary-style filmmaker? They pursue their passions of playing outdoors and traveling while documenting it as they go. After leading an outdoor adventure life raising two energetic and intuitive boys in Yellowstone’s backyard (Livingston, Montana), we sold our house in …

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Underground river at Aktun Chen

Five Reasons You Should Visit Aktun Chen on the Riviera Maya

Aktun Chen is an eco park on the Riviera Maya near Tulum, Mexico. Our family visited the park and found fiver reasons why you should, too! Plus, all the info you need to plan your own trip to zip line through the tropical forest, explore a cave, and snorkel in a cenote.

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