A nine-hour plane journey, an overnight stop off in our favourite South Beach, Miami for cocktails at The Delano; 2 hours onward flight to Belize City, followed by a half hour wobble through the sky in a tiny tin-can plane over jungle and blue seas, landing and taking off twice to drop fellow passengers off on the way… This is the journey that has transported me from my office job in London to the Creole seaside village of Placencia, Belize.

Jungle Sites from our Tiny Plane
Jungle Sites from our Tiny Plane

On this family holiday I wasn’t expecting to find heaps of material for story telling, pre-anticipating that it would be ultimate beach relaxation. However a trip into the local town each day has given opportunity to stumble upon new acquaintances and experiences with the likes of John the Baker Man, Brenda and her Jerk Chicken Shack, and the Invisible Cookie Monster! Accounts of these characters and their food offerings to follow shortly…

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