A Belizean birthday party on Goff's Caye

Caracol and the Mountain Pine Ridge in Belize: Bandits, mud, the Mayan capital and water falls

Speedboat cruise through the jungle to the Maya site Lamanai

Orange Walk, La Milpa and Chan Chich: Spiders, Snakes and Crocs

Garifuna Settlement Day 2011 in Hopkins, Belize

Fundraising: Yodelin' for donations

15. March 2011 at 15:06



Kerstin and Holger selling out

So, April 16th will be our first big fundraising gig. And when I say "gig", I mean literally gig. My mom is organizing a huge neighborhood yard sale. Besides us using this opportunity to sell off all of our stuff, we will try to raise money by doing two things: Kerstin will be doing something she is really really good at: Bake cakes and trade those for donations. I on the other hand will be buskin' with my guitar and my cowboy hat. It might be slightly emberassing. Not because I can't sing. And not because I can't play the guitar very well or can't remember any chords to save my life. It's the fact that all aforementioned conditions are perfectly combined in the ...

Clases de español

13. March 2011 at 18:25



Yesterday we started an intensive course in spanish. Me llamo Holger. Yo soy de Alemania, de Frankfurt. Qué tal? The teacher asked us "What country are you learning spanish for?" and when I replied: "Belize" he said: "Makes a lot of sense, since everyone speaks English there". Well, we'll see. According to Wikipedia, there are a lot of spanish speakers there. Plus it's fun. And we're planning to travel to Guatemala, Mexico and possibly spend the second leg of our journey in a spanish speaking country. Hasta la próxima! Holger

Blog done

11. March 2011 at 14:59



Hello and welcome to our new blog. This is where we will document our trip working as volunteers for one year starting right now with the application and fundraising process. Glad you're here, hope you come back! :-)

Photo equipment arrived

11. March 2011 at 14:49



So, we figured it would be kind of sad to visit very beautiful places like Belize and Central / Latin America without some proper camera equipment. And since our old cam recently broke, we went on amazon and ordered some equipment: Canon EOS 550d DSLR body Canon 18-135 lens Canon 50mm lens Crumpler Bag LCD covers SD-Cards Panasonic Lumix Point-n-Shoot Digicam Most of the stuff arrived today. So - playtime! :-)

Panorama Trail Hike in Yosemite

6. March 2011 at 12:20



Just a couple of pictures from yosemite to test drive the new photo album plugin. Seems to work quite nicely. [album: http://holgerheinze.de/sr/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Yosemite Panorama Trail 2010/]