Category Archives: Living in Belize

An Update On The BelizeBritts

One day we went to Belize and stayed almost 9 years. We arrived there with a 3 year old and a 6 year old and left with 4 children. Cyan was born at a Mennonite midwife clinic and Jack was … Continue reading

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Perspective

At the end of January 2013 we put Barton Creek Outpost on the market and by the middle of February we had a deposit on it. The Outpost sold, we hugged some necks, shed some tears, packed a few things … Continue reading

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Tobacco Caye, Belize; An island paradise with some rough edges.

   I have lived in the Belizean jungle for over 8 years but I have spent most of my adult life on, in and around the ocean. When I need my salt water fix, I like to go to Tobacco … Continue reading

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Life in Limbo, Leaving Belize?

Having decided to leave Belize we priced Barton Creek Outpost to sell quickly and put it on the market. We immediately received responses and it looked as though friends of ours were going to buy the Outpost. We put numerous other … Continue reading

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Leaving Belize

In 2004 we moved to Belize without ever having visited. After over 8 years of blood, sweat, tears, joy and heartache, all to the extreme, we have decided to move back to the United States. The primary reason for our decision … Continue reading

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Changing Direction

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” Wayne Gretzy In October 2004 my wife and I sold everything we had, packed up our two small children and moved to Belize. We had never even visited Belize but a … Continue reading

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The Night We Buried Our Friend In The Jungle

On 4 June 2012, 13 year old Jasmine Lowe was reported missing by her father. She left her house to go to her mother’s salon in San Ignacio but never arrived.  At about 2:00 pm on 6 June her body … Continue reading

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