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[18 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Best Tours in Belize’s Cayo District

Cayo is the largest district in Belize and is a world leader in ecotourism. If you are vacationing in the pristine Cayo District; you must definitely visit the following Maya Temples and Ceremonial Caves:
Xunantunich
Xunantunich or Maiden of the Rock is situated on the Western Highway across the river from the village of San Jose Succotz. This major ceremonial center can be reached by ferry daily and it is only 1.5 Kilometer (one mile) from some lovely rapids of the …

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[14 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

DAY SEVEN:  There were no roads—just overgrown jungle.
Mick Fleming approached in dugout canoe. “But there was something about the place,” he recalls more than 30 years later.
His wife Lucy, who arrived on horseback the day after he saw the overgrown farm, agrees.  “This place always had a certain amount of magic—a pull. I felt it. We were young and crazy—no money and decided to be pioneers.”
Lucy was from New Jersey; Mick from England. They had met in England …

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[12 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
Third Annual World Conference for Responsible Tourism

Originally slated for May 19 – 22, 2009, in Belmopan, the capital of Belize, the Third Annual World Conference for Responsible Tourism has been postponed till next fall, announced the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) this week.
What happens when a small, scarcely populated backwater of a country is suddenly deluged with a million foreign visitors a year? What’s the best way to address the host of changes and challenges that this brings? Tourism experts from around the world will attempt to …

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[10 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Belize Baboon Sanctuary: You Say “Baboon” – We Say “Howler Monkey”

Another wonderful animal, indigenous to Belize, is the “baboon” – now, don’t worry, due to a strange twist in the local lingo and the amazing sound that this animal makes, the Belizean baboon is not the aggressive baboon we have seen so much of – that animal is only found in the wild in Africa.
Belize boasts a “Baboon Sanctuary” that is for the little howler monkey.  Just listen to this one and you will understand why it has been confused …