Although not the traditional snow-filled, tree with ornaments Christmas, my and Alex’s first holiday season together was wonderful. We were lucky enough to have all sorts of family come to visit us. My parents, brother, and aunt joined together with Alex, his sister, and I to make a group of 7 crazy gringos traveling around Honduras. We spent the beginning of the week on the north shore of the country visiting places like Pico Bonito National Park and the Bay Islands. The end of the week was spent in Copan visiting the Mayan ruins.
In order to make the most of our daylight activity hours, we opened presents on Christmas Eve. Gathered around the coffee table (we didn’t bring the tree along) at Hotel Helen’s in Sambo Creek, we all got to enjoy Alex’s childlike excitement at his many scuba-inspired gifts. Here are just a few pictures for your enjoyment:
Packed and ready to go!
The top of Alex’s new backpack can be removed and used as a fanny pack…which I hope he utilizes often because it looks pretty funny!