Junglepixiebelize - Recollections of a Gringa Pioneer
Nancy R Koerner - Copyright@2021 - All Rights Reserved
When we lived in Belize, it was not simply a place, but a unique time-and-space, and now certainly a bygone era. We didn't just live off-the-grid, there was no grid. Our life 'back-a-bush' was a colorful and often dangerous one, whetted with the keen edge of fear-and-necessity that drove us and fed our young thirst for exploration.It was an era of pure survival against which we tested our mettle, armed with nothing more than bravado, utopian ideologies, bullet-proof youth, and no small measure of naiveté. It was a time when we pitted ourselves, in the name of adventure, against whatever Mother Nature and karma could dish out. ~NK~
They called him "pelito maiz" -- "little corn hair."