Belize

My First Few Days in Belize

I have officially arrived in Punta Gorda, Belize! The idea of writing a blog post describing my first four days here feels borderline impossible -- it's been a chaotic, wondrous, and overwhelming experience so far. But here I am, taking a crack at it. Hopefully this collection of first impressions will begin to paint a picture of what it's like down here. (more…)

By Caitlin, ago
Belize

Fundraising Efforts

I’ve been blown away by how supportive and generous my friends and family have been during the last month. I started a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign, and have raised over $1,500 so far! By my estimations, that will cover roughly a third of the costs of my trip. You can read more Read more…

By Caitlin, ago
Logistics

Getting Ready (AKA Obsessively Reading Reviews)

It felt right to kick off my blog about Belize by detailing some of the steps I've been taking to get prepared before I leave on September 1st. I've had about two months to start the process of leaving the country, which has been a mixed blessing: one the one hand, I have been able to completely organize and prepare for the trip without a time crunch. On the other hand, I have wayyyyy too much time to consult online reviews.

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By Caitlin, ago