Belize – East to Beaches, Seafood and Golf Buggies!

Belize’s barrier reef,  stretching for over 350 miles,  is the longest in the western hemisphere.   A string of about 200 islands – cayes – is the main tourist attraction in the country.   We were heading to the largest – Ambergris Caye – and the main town of San Pedro.   Getting There: By land or […]

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Wonders of Belize – The Maya

Sandwiched between the more famous sites of Yukatan and Guatamala,  many archaeologists and cultural anthropologists now believe that Belize was actually the centre of the Maya civilization. Spanning about 4000 years,  this society flourished and evolved into a sophisticated network of city states,  each one with its own ruler and bound together through trade, religion […]

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Wonders of Belize – Fauna and Flora

Fauna The one thing you will want to catch sight of is the elusive jaguar (on the other hand of course,  the last thing you’ll probably want to meet is the elusive jaguar!).  Few in number and rarely spotted nowadays,  its best to forget about it and enjoy everything else on offer.   You will see […]

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70 reasons to visit Belize!

1. Colour 2. Mayan Civilisation 3. Belikin Beer 4. Big Birds… 5…and Little Birds 6. Big Animals… 7…and Small Animals (ok -maybe not this guy! [tarantula in its nest!]) 8. Sunsets 9. Sunrises 10. Rasta Colours 11. Party Beaches… 12… or Empty Beaches 13. Fishing… 14… or Eating Fish… 15…or Looking at Fish 16. Small […]

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