Category: Travel Tales

Belize: Hol Chan Night Dive

Night dives are neat because you get the opportunity to see wildlife that you typically wouldn’t see during the day – mainly predators. We have done very few night dives and jumped on the chance to do this one with Belize Pro Dive. This night dive was in the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. It costs

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Belize: Two-Tank Dive

Went went to Belize for several reasons, one of which is that in the waters around Ambergris Caye is the world’s second largest barrier reef. And the first thing we did on our first morning was dive the reef with Belize Pro Dive. We really enjoyed diving with this dive shop because in addition to

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Belize: Ramon’s Village Resort

When we were planning this trip, along with finding reasonably priced flights, we needed to find a reasonably priced resort. We decided on a resort early on because we wanted access to the amenities. After a lot of research and a few recommendations we settled on Ramon’s Village. We actually stayed at their sister property,

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Belize: Introduction

Brooke has wanted to go on a girls beach trip for a few years now and we are finally at the point where it was not just a dream but a trip we could make happen. We planned this adventure six months out and none of us can believe that it is already over and

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Hiking Lake Mineral Wells State Park

It has been a while since Keltin and I took Bear on a good hike and we decided to head up to Lake Mineral Wells State Park recently. We go there early to beat the crowds and hopefully the heat. We actually managed fairly well on those two fronts only to nearly drowned in the

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Texas: Pedernales Falls State Park

As we headed home from Fredericksburg, Keltin and I wanted to get one good hike in and it made since to find a park on the way home. We decided to stop by Pedernales Falls State Park. This is a very popular park and we managed to get in just before the park was closed

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Texas State Capitol and Congress Ave

Over Memorial Day weekend Keltin and I decided to visit Austin. Specifically to visit the state capitol building. I had not visited in years and Keltin had never been. We decided to go on Sunday morning, it was probably no where near as busy as Saturday was but we didn’t really account for it being

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