Diving Blind into the Blue Hole

As you may remember, last year I scuba dived into Belize’s Great Blue Hole – an underwater karst sinkhole that’s famous for its perfectly round shape and enormous speleothems (huge stalactites, stalagmites, and columns). Continue reading


BCVI Fundraising

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, as part of the BCVI’s work in caring for the eye health of Belizeans, their rehab department runs a summer camp for blind and visually impaired children (and their guardians) from all over the country, for two weeks every July.  There, they learn (and practice) everything from Braille to typing, as well as going on various excursions, from the museum to the zoo. Continue reading