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[28 May 2013 | One Comment | ]

Our long time neighbour Rosita Arvigo, who is well-known for her apprenticeship with the late Don Elijio Panti, Belize’s most revered Maya healer, was recently the subject of an article in the Chicago Reader.

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[11 Jan 2013 | One Comment | ]

The Rhyncholaelia digbyana is an uncommon and stunning species of orchid that is native to Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Honduras. Below are seven surprising facts of this beautiful orchid:

About Belize, Belize Travel Tips, Headline »

[4 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Staghorn or Elkhorn Fern is a beautiful and epiphytic plant native to the new and old world tropics such as South America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Guinea. Here are five things you might not know about this fern:

Belize Photos »

[19 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Trumpet Tree and its scientific name is Cecropia peltata. It is a tropical, fast growing tree, with a tall ungainly open habitat of growth, which is widely abundant in the tropical rainforest. The local name, Trumpet Tree, comes from a tradition of the Ancient Maya who used the stems to make ceremonial trumpets.

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[18 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Fireworks Plant which is scientifically known as Clerodendrum quadriloculare. The Fireworks Plant consists of over 450 species of trees or shrubs and is originally from the Phillippines.

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[7 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the day is the Century Plant and its scientifically known as the Agave Americana. The Century Plant is originally from Mexico but is cultivated as an ornamental plant globally. It has been naturalized in many regions and grows wild in Europe, South America, India, and Australia.

Travel Stories Contest »

[23 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
I am a nature lover

I would like to visit a Belize rain forest for a once -in-a-lifetime opportunity to see nature up close and learn about the lush variety of plants and animals that still live in their natural habitat before they are lost – just the way the diversity of life has been lost where I live. The diversity is greater, the colors are brighter and more exotic in Belize, with rare tropical birds and lush native flowers. The Mayans that lived in Belize long ago have left archaeological treasures that I would love to explore and learn about. A trip to Belize would be an experience I will always remember, especially if I get to see the Great Blue Hole.

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[5 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]
Healing from Plants

A new centre is currently being created at Chaa Creek, for the many holiday-makers and school groups that visit annually to learn about the fascinating power of the plants of the surrounding rainforest and in memory of Don Elijio Panti, one of the great tradional healers of Belize.
Currently visitors can enjoy a guided or self-guided walk through the forest, along the ‘Medicine Trail‘, discovering plants and herbs used in traditional Maya medicine. The trail includes vines that store …