Personal Journeys with Gramma

Life adventures, inspiration and insight; shared in articles, advice, personal chats and pictures.

Here’s Looking at You, Belize: Part Two: The Special Features We Found

My husband and I spent only four days in Belize since we squeezed our anniversary celebration into a spring break. We were based on the Placencia peninsula, but we did … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Here’s Lookin’ at You, Belize! Part One: Arriving at Resorts Near Placencia Village

“So, what is Belize like?” asked our friends when my husband and I returned from our vacation there. We tried to imagine what they might want to know. The first … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

What I Learned from the People of Belize

In my mind, a vacation that consists of tramping from site to site with a bunch of people just like me isn’t worth the effort and cost of a trip … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The New Age of International Travel or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy Body Checks

The last time we drove into Canada all we needed to cross the border was a sincere face and no vegetables or living plants. The last time we traveled to Mexico … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Travel to Belize…Who, Us? First Comes the Idea

When my husband and I tell people we’re planning a trip to Belize for our first stamps in our passports, they gawk.  “You’re going to Belize?”  There’s usually the slightest … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sleeping My Way…Not to the Top But Across Country–Riding the Rails

Train robbers.  Political intrigue.  Murder.  Romance.  The very name “sleeper car” stirs up spectral memories of movies past.  Cary Grant, Cat Ballou, James Bond, Harry Potter.  How can anyone spend the … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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