Category Archives: San Ignacio, Belize

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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The Reality of Belize

Living in Belize is an adventure! The majority of the roads are dirt, the traffic laws are lax, there are few police, the borders are porous, corruption by government officials is rampant and overt, there are scary tropical diseases, deadly … Continue reading

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Seriously Old School

Imagine large families where everyone works hard, contributes and there are no surly teenagers. Every meal is made from scratch, the milk, cream and butter are fresh and all the vegetables are grown by you or your neighbors. Those vegetables … Continue reading

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Cowboys & Indians vs. The Belizean Jungle

4 July, 2011. Barton Creek Outpost, Belize. A friend told me that in 2 days he was going on a three day expedition into one of the most remote areas of Belize and asked if I wanted to come along. … Continue reading

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