Unexpected Destinations

Day trips can be a good way to fit in a mini “vacation” without breaking the bank or having to take time off work. You’d be surprised at what you may be able to find close to home. This was the case for me when I discovered The Palace of Gold. I never would have…

Belize Part 3, Vacation Time!!

After our week long stretch at the field station it was time to begin our actual vacation. We left the island on our itty bitty boat and said goodbye to the crew and station manager that made our stay at Calabash Caye so enjoyable. We took a water taxi from Belize City to San Pedro…

Belize Part 2, Why Belize?

Now that we had settled into our new home for the next week, it was time to begin our research. We had the privilege of going to Belize to conduct an ecological study on a species of sea stars that are commonly found in an area very close to the research station. The species we…