Nature Quest Sweepstakes – Essay#11
Oh to be able to go back in time and live a simpler life! In June, our daughter turned 8. We bought her Laura Ingalls’ Little House of the Prairie book series. She read these over the summer and loved them! This vacation would reinforce our belief and conviction that life can and should be simpler.
The beauty of Belize, both the land and the people, is intoxicating! It is our desire to instill in our daughter and others the love for nature and living a “green” lifestyle. From home gardening to recycling, we are trying to walk our talk. We have even considered relocating to Central America to live “off the grid.” Our desire is to live a life of simplicity, without all of the hustle and bustle of commercialism and the “microwave” mentality of wanting everything NOW.
We have traveled to over 41 States and 19 countries on 3 continents. From the Alps of Switzerland to the Dead Sea in Israel, the world’s natural beauty is spectacular. In all of our travels, however, we have not had the wonderful chance to experience the incredible untamed raw beauty of the rain forest. The few last untouched realms where mankind has not had defiled, that is Belize! From the breathtaking beaches to the ancient relics of the great Mayan civilization, Belize has it all!
The exquisite landscape of Chaa Creek is breathtaking! The sights and sounds are surreal! The opportunities of exploration bring out the “Indiana Jones” in all of us! The accommodations and cuisine are bar none…not to mention the excursions and activities available while at on the. Nothing but accolades have been given about the Chaa Creek resort. We too wish to add to those excellent reviews. We cannot wait for the chance to win this incredible vacation…