Blogged by Anne Our trip to Bali was focused on one thing – finding the Mola Mola. Like the manatee, Dave and I have been trying to see the ocean’s largest bony fish on scuba for years and Bali is one of the best places to do it in September / October. Spoiler alert -…… Continue reading Mola Mola and other mythical creatures
Many of the backpackers I’ve met in Guatemala had decided to skip both Honduras and El Salvador and head directly to Nicaragua (because of safety concerns) so I was interested to see what these two countries were actually like. Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Central America with a typically turbulent history involving…… Continue reading Ocean to Ocean
My journey to Belize City from San Francisco (via Houston) was long but uneventful, and soon after arriving I was on the hour-long ferry to Caye Caulker, a laid back island which I’d chosen as a base for some scuba diving. The island is quite small, with the town taking up most of the land…… Continue reading Mayans past and present
The next stop on our travels was Vanuatu, a small chain of islands between Fiji and the Solomon Islands. After watching the end of the World Cup final in Nadi airport, we headed to the capital Port Vila and were immediately struck by the difference between Fiji and Vanuatu. The landscape in Vanuatu is a…… Continue reading Fire and brimstone!!!!