Yvonne Temsik (left) reads My Beautiful Belize with her grandson Trey and daughter Tara while staying at Guayabo, the Smokey Volcano Lodge in Santa Cruz de Turrialba, Cartago, Costa Rica. The lodge is located high in the mountains near the Torialba Volcano, which is one of the many active volcanoes in Costa Rica.
About the Author: Tamara Sniffin
I’m a sucker for a fuzzy face, a feathered face, a face with fins or even one with scales! I am in love with the creatures and the flora that are synonymous with Belize and every opportunity I have to learn more about them and explore their wild habitats I am there! I’m the happiest when I’m snorkeling the reef and swimming with turtles, however my passion is not just limited to critters! Laced throughout this compact jungle gem of a country live the Kriol, Maya, Garifuna, Mestizo and Spanish people, and experiencing each culture, especially their celebrations is one of my favorite pastimes.
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