That was the question that Eric and I asked a number of years ago when we started to notice that our joints were cranky, our backs were nimble, and our stomachs were not happy …. we felt like we were falling apart…..and we were. After reading quite a few resources on healthy eating and researching […]Read More WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE? …. WELL, MAYBE YOUR HEALTH
What began as an attempt to make small talk and build a relationship with Addy Chun and her daughters has produced an amazing outcome with enormous potential for the Village of Pueblo Viejo which is located on a breathtaking jungle hillside near the western border of Belize. When I asked if Addy and her girls […]Read More A SIMPLE BACK YARD GARDEN PROJECT HARVESTS ENORMOUS POTENTIAL
We set off early in the day to travel to a village far away from most all existence, tucked neatly into the mountainside at the end of the road …. literally. After a slow cruise through a number of villages, lush rain forest and miles and miles of untamed jungle, not to mention the abundance […]Read More Out of site…but not out of mind
En route to our destination south, and the need to take care of some required paperwork in the capital city, we stayed a few days in the town of San Ignacio. We have driven through San Ignacio several times in the past and had a desire to take some time to get familiarized with the […]Read More A Sunday Drive…of sorts!
One of the welcoming signs you will see as you approach the southern town of Punta Gorda in Belize is a brightly colored yellow sign declaring the region as the “Yellow Ginger Capital”. Yellow Ginger, or turmeric as we most commonly know it, grows wild in the rich volcanic soil in this region of Belize. […]Read More Turmeric–Do I need it?
..If you’ve ever have the privilege of taking an adventure through the rain forest jungle in Belize, no doubt you will encounter the towering and stately cohune palm tree. The cohune palm trees grow wild all over the rainforest and can reach heights of 90 feet. Their giant palms are used for thatching houses or building […]Read More A HIDDEN GEM OF THE JUNGLE …. COHUNE NUT OIL