6 Photographs That Prove Belize is Pretty Awesome
Here are some of our favorite photos that prove Belize is pretty awesome for a vacation destination.
The Belize Jaguars can be found throughout Belize in the lowland forests and along the coasts. According to the Belize Zoo Director, Adult jaguars are solitary and only come together for a short time to breed. We selected this photo because we believe that Jaguars are one of the most beautiful creatures to see in Belize.
Caracol ( the snail in Spanish) is an important Maya site in western Belize and is located deep within the Chiquibul Nature Reserve. According to Jaime Awe, the Director of Archaeology in Belize, Caracol was the center of one of the largest Maya kingdoms in Mesoamerica and up to now, it contains the extant remains of thousands of structures. The reason why we selected this photo is because historically, Caracol has a very deep and interesting history and is a must see attraction in Belize.
Rio On Pools are located on the road to Caracol Archeological Site and features a wide, open expanse of pine forest, and small waterfalls that cascade over large granite rocks, ending in round pools connected by natural waterslides. The reason why we selected this photo is because these pools and waterfalls are situated in a scenery not common in Belize.
Belize is home to some 618 species of resident and migratory birds. With varied ecosystems ranging from coastal mangroves and swamps; to isolated barrier-reef cayes; to dense tropical rainforest and clear, open savannahs, Belize is a wonderful destination for avid bird-watchers and amateurs alike. The reason why we selected this photo is because without a doubt, Belize is a birder’s paradise.
When you visit Belize, a distinctively noticeable characteristic is the countless influences that are incorporated into the food. Offering an eclectic fusion of Caribbean, Mexican and European cuisines — food in Belize is fit for any appetite. The reason why we selected this photo is because Belizean cuisine has been described as an amalgamation of all ethnicities making the food some of Central America’s most varied.
The people of Belize have an array of traditions and customs that represent more than 10 diverse cultures. Belize is truly a melting pot of colorful personalities, making the 315,000 residents of Belize the country’s greatest resource on the tourism front. The reason we choose to highlight the Belizean people in this blog post is because the Belizean people are comprised of a harmonious combination of Maya, Mestizo, Creole, Garifuna, East Indian, Mennonite, Arab and Chinese, as well as a number of European, American and other expatriates, a combination which has resulted in one of the happiest and most peaceful countries in the region and a widespread reputation as one of the friendliest tourist destinations in the world.
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