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[1 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Just prior to the current six-week recess, Congress approved a last minute Bill that could see the tiny Central American nation of Belize become the 51st US State.

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[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

New meets old as LiDAR technology unveils a unique ancient Maya structure found near Chaa Creek and highlights traditional agricultural methods that may have lessons for us today.

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[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

It’s time to start planning a Belize summer vacation, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek, as the Belizean eco resort begins accepting bookings for three new all-inclusive Belize vacation packages.

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[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Few people understand the complexity of the Mayas organic farming techniques. The indigenous Maya have survived for over 2000 years on subsistence farming for home use, barter, and sale as the backbone of their existence. They have used resources supplied by nature to nourish the soil and protect their crops from insect devastation. Today Belize continues to use traditional Maya farming methods.

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is now accepting bookings for a new Belize Summer Solstice Wellness vacation package, which combines health and wellbeing with an exploration of Belize’s rich Maya heritage.

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[21 Mar 2015 | One Comment | ]

Belize boasts of 240 miles of coastlines and 450 islands making it a top Central America beach destination. Here are 8 astonishing photos of Belize beaches that will inspire you to visit this jewel!

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[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

A BBC “Earth” feature reveals another fascinating part of Belize many of us miss. Most tourists visit the country for the clear tropical waters off the coast, but inland Belize includes deep jungle habitats with incredible biodiversity and an enormous amount of arthropod life

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Are your Irish eyes smiling? They’re positively giggling in Belize as the country joins in the annual St Patrick day celebrations. Maybe Belize and St Patrick don’t naturally go together in most people’s minds, but those lucky enough to visit or live in this very green little country know better.
Just like most places on earth during March 17, a fair portion of the population attach a bit of green to their attire, assert a certain Irish-ness, and maybe even indulge in lifting a glass (or two, or three…) to that venerable saint.

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

You can’t possibly come to Belize and not try a Tamale! That would be like going to the beach and not getting into the water! A tamale or bollo is a delicious traditional Mesoamerican dish made of corn dough (masa) which is filled with seasoned meat (chicken or pork) then steamed or boiled in plantain or banana leaves.

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[11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Time to start planning a Belizean Summer vacation! Getting into the planning swing of things right now makes perfect sense. For one thing, it takes one’s mind off the slushy cold weather and waiting for March’s lion to mellow out and finally become a lamb. Secondly, it gives time to pull together ideas and start creating a summer vacation that satisfies everyone.

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[6 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Belize is way less crowded than most vacation hotspots, but still has everything a tourist could want — snorkeling, hiking and incredible ancient ruins to tour. Bonus: It’s also the only Central American nation where English is the official language. If you need more convincing, here are 9 reasons to head to Belize over the rest:

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[5 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Once again, one of the coolest events in all of Central America, and definitely one of the most interesting canoe races in the world is about to take place in Belize. Yes folks, it’s time for the annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge.

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[3 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Maya recorded parts of their history and predictions in stone inscriptions that can be seen today in stelae and the remains of elaborate cities, buildings and temples that survived centuries of jungle encroachment. We have listed 6 of the most impressive Maya Ruins found in Belize.

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[24 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]

Late last year those imaginative folks at Chaa Creek promised some new adventures for 2015, and we’re happy to report that an exciting new Rainforest Safari has been added to the list of jungle exploits.

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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Belize is an un-belizeable country to experience, particularly for those seeking an Eco-tourism trip. An independent nation since 1981, this Central American country is a charming escape for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy diving, swimming and adventure. The laid-back Caribbean hideaway is populated with pastel clapboard restaurants and shops, turquoise water and sparsely populated beaches.

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

If you’re looking for one of the most amazing experiences to be found anywhere, something you’ll remember forever and never get tired of talking about, now’s the time to start planning your Belize Whale Shark Vacation.

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[5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

There’s no doubt that Belize’s reputation as the “must go to” destination is spreading – East, West, South and especially North, where major airlines are continually expanding services to accommodate the growing number of people who want to see for themselves why Belize is becoming so popular.

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[2 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Reports published in National Geographic News, Archaeology magazine and other sources, describe how teams of researchers have been diving into and working around cenotes, or deep sinkholes that the ancient Maya thought to be gateways to Xabalba, the sacred underworld throughout Belize. While recording and amassing a rich collection of fossils and artefacts at Cara Blanca, a team from the University of Illinois discovered a water temple complex where Maya pilgrims offered sacrifices to Chaak and other deities.

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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Along with stunning scenery and a wealth of Maya temples and archaeological sites, Belize is also known for an amazing diversity and number of birds.
From flocks of migrants attracted to the veritable supermarket of insects and plants found in the country’s pristine rainforests, to the many multihued residents such as parrots, scarlet macaws, falcons and other tropical forest dwellers, little Belize always has a backdrop of delightful birdsong to accompany any activity.

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[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Get up close and personal with the rich and diverse culture of Belize by visiting one or more of these annual events.