Monthly Archives: December 2012

Monthly Archives: December 2012

Day Zero Festival, Mexico

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According to ancient Mayan culture, December 21, 2012 is noted as a predetermined date that marks a significant transition for all humanity. Many people misinterpreted the focus of this prophecy, choosing to either stock up on water and canned goods in apocalyptic preparation, or rather to completely dismiss the event as meaningless or insignificant. The Maya did not predict that our planet would spontaneously combust, but rather that mankind would experience an internal change in a positive direction. It takes …

Sarteneja, Belize

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We only meant to stay in Caye Caulker for three days, but our visit quickly grew longer and before we knew it, a week had passed. We got our first pings of island fever after 10 days there, and decided it was time to move on. Our destination was Sarteneja in Northern Belize. One important lesson we learned from this experience is to not make any travel arrangements on Sundays, as many businesses are closed and the bus schedules (which …

Caye Caulker, Belize (2)

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 …Still in Caye Caulker, still “going slow”. After just one week here we are already dark brown, bright blonde, and severely bug bitten. We woke up to torrential downpour yesterday morning, which was alright with us because we’ve all had a bit too much sun lately and were already planning on a shade day. Megs and I went swimming in the rain– the Caribbean water was still as warm as a bath so it felt nice to dive in and …

Caye Caulker, Belize

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  Trying to describe our experiences so far is like attempting to explain a dream. Words can’t begin to do justice, but we promised to keep this blog updated so we have to at least try. These past few days have easily been some of the best of our lives. We have completely immersed ourselves into this life and we seem to fit right in. We’re getting along with all the locals, walking everywhere barefoot and washing our dishes in …