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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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[19 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Ever since our ancient Maya forbearers have thanked the gods for great rain and all the other essentials to get that mainstay of life, corn to grow, harvest festivals have been a big thing.

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[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

In 1798 the early Belizeans were repelling a substantial Spanish naval force, and now 215 years later today’s Belizeans were welcoming a modern British naval vessel to help celebrate independence from Great Britain.

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[20 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]

Lucy Fleming, who with her husband Mick opened Chaa Creek’s doors on the same date that Belize achieved independence from Great Britain, said she’s not surprised that Belizean nationalism shows no signs of waning.

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[13 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]

If it wasn’t so exhilarating it would be exhausting. But Belizeans love a good party and have perfected celebrating down to a fine art. From September onwards the air is filled with music, the aroma of barbeques, laughter and singing. Which is why those in the know begin planning their Belize Holiday vacations now.

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[9 Aug 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

September 21 is Belize Independence Day, a big deal in this nation that is one of the world’s newest additions to the UN, having achieved independence from Great Britain on that date in 1981. September of 1981 also saw The Lodge at Chaa Creek officially make the move from small family farm to become Belize’s first eco-resort, ushering a new age of sustainable tourism for the region.

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[4 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Belize It Or Not: Top Events in Belize for 2011 – Highlights of Special Events, Celebrations, Races, Festivals for the New Year

Belize City, Belize – January, 2011 – Travelers planning a trip to Belize in 2011 are in store for an un-Belize-able experience with a line-up of unique adventure, cultural and culinary celebrations sure to transform any trip into a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. With an array of special events scheduled throughout the year, families, couples and groups alike can pair their getaway with an authentic Belizean festivity that’s rooted in local customs, history, cultural traditions and of course fun! While Belize’s official vacation destination site, TravelBelize.org, features a full roster for 2011, below are highlights of the top 10 events scheduled for the New Year: