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I’M LUCKY. I have the best job in the world and it comes with offices scattered all over Belize. Best of all, you get to come along. One of my offices sits 140 feet in the sky at Ox Witz Ha (Place of Three Hills) and was built by some of the oldest construction workers in the world, the ancient Maya. I am on the top of Caana (Sky Palace) in the Maya city now known as Caracol.
The Tibetans say that obstacles in a hard journey are the work of demons, anxious to test the sincerity of the pilgrim and eliminate the fainthearted among them. In his own words, my husband Dan expresses the same sentiment. He frequently reminds me of my lack of follow-through, my tendency to give in at the first set-back, that I am fainthearted. But sometimes I surprise him. I pull things together, get my head around the task, and follow his lead to completion. Joining him in one of Belize’s most impressive caving adventures would not be one of those times.
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The Barracuda has a long, slender and silver cylindrical body covered with small scales and can grow up to 6 feet in length. They have a hard bony skeleton covered by strong muscles that assists them to propel through water at great speeds. This speed becomes useful when it is time to feed. Their long jaws, with visible pointed teeth, is quite distinctive. Their teeth is capable of immense tearing of the barracuda’s …
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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 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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The Belize Resort: other than the rocky road in, Chaa Creek’s location is incredible. Set in the mountains, you are surrounded by well-kept grounds, jungle, and wildlife. Iguanas, howler monkeys, and birds of all kinds roam the grounds and woods. They offer 365 acres of well marked trails that can be guided or explored on your own. They also have a bike shop (guided or unguided) and canoes to take into town or just leisurely paddle down the river. Breakfast and …
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Belize Eco Tours and activities available through Chaa Creek continue to expand in range and scope. An educational adventure day on the reserve combines activities such as canoeing, mountain biking and horseback riding with the expertise of our licensed naturalist guides to give visitors a well rounded, comprehensive introduction to the unique natural and cultural riches of Belize. With our Natural History Centre, Butterfly Farm, Rainforest Medicine Trail, guided tours and nature walks along miles of trails and river trips, Chaa Creek …
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Belize is perfect for eco-tourism because of its spectacular teeming jungles, lush rainforests, dry pine savannas, tangled mangrove swamps, and dynamic coral reefs. It is truly one of the best examples in the New World Tropics of a species rich, biologically diverse country and is a leader in conservation initiatives.
On the other hand, it is estimated that Belize produces approximately 350,000 tons of solid waste annually from domestic households and commercial establishments. This means that each person living in Belize …
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Getting away from it all in Belize is easy. The sun, the sand, the rainforest – and the plethora of
exotic animals! Although Belize is a relatively small country, it has an amazing variety of wildlife
living in a wide range of habitats. The country’s savannahs and lowlands are home to rare waterfowl, its
forests provide a refuge for tapirs (the national animal of Belize), pumas and numerous tropical birds
(like the keel billed toucan), while the mountainous regions ensure a …
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If you have never heard of tubing before, you are in for a pleasant surprise when it comes to tubing in Belize. If you have been on tubing adventures on rivers or creeks elsewhere in the world, we promise that you will have a unique experience tubing through caves in Belize.
We covered this with a great example of cave tubing last month, this video from a different group of visitors shows more of a ‘group’ example of how this tour …