Beauty by the Sea: Teaching in Corazal

We caught the bus late Saturday morning (after a quick stop at the bakery: La Popular, of course) for Corazal, excited to once again (and for the late time) experience a new facet of Belize. The (comparatively) short bus ride brought us North, and back to the coast. The terrain is much different in the Northen Districts than in Cayo and Belize. The highway winds through very mountainous Cayo, but straightens out as it heads North from Belize City. Throughout […]

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A Week in the OW (Orange Walk)!

Teaching had an amazing time in the Orange Walk district! Since there was the commonwealth holiday in Monday, we were only able to teach for 4 days, but we still had fun. Our  Tuesday started with a rather lengthy walk to the Ministry of Education to meet with the HFLE (Health Family Life Education) district coordinator, who gave us a warm welcome to the district. We were given our schedule of the schools that we would teach at with about […]

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Peer Ed in PG

Hey all! As promised, Peer Ed is back with new updates! This week has brought us new adventures in  Belize’s ‘deep south’. Representing the Peer Ed team, Ryan and I (Alex) spent the week all the way down  in the Toledo district, staying in the sleepy, colourful little town of Punta Gorda, which is perched right on the edge of the Gulf of Honduras. Temperatures down here have been sky-high this week. According to the weather report online, the daily […]

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On a cultural note: The tastes of Toledo

Hey there sportsfans, just wanted to pay a quick tribute to the culinary awesomeness that was PG. After a few weeks of rice and beans, beans and rice,  chicken and potato salad, the (unexpectedly) amazing restaurants we encountered in PG were a refreshing treat for our tummies! Our undoubted fave would have to be Gomier’s, a straw topped palapa way out on the edge of town by the ‘Welcome to Punta Gorda’ sign. We originally stubled upon this amazing organic, […]

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