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[21 Jan 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Red Ginger and its scientific name is Alpinia purpurata. The Red Ginger plant, originally from the South Pacific, is a tall, ever-green plant which has bright red floral bracts and inconspicuous white flowers. Read more…

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[26 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s Guest Services Manager Ben Awe and Marketing Representative Lorenzo Gonzalez attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cayo Welcome Center which is a part of the Cayo Destination Management Plan, a subhead of the Belize Sustainable Tourism Project (STP).

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[25 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

SUNDAY July 24, 2011 – The morning wakeup call was at 6:30AM but with all the excitement, the eco kids were already up from before 6AM. The theme of the day was Biodiversity and Conservation which meant that a lot of hiking and exploring would be involved in today’s itinerary.

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[12 May 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Chaa Creek: An Ancient Maya Village in Belize, Central America

submitted by C_Michael_Hogan

Large painted Mayan bowl found at the Chaa Creek site. This specimen is replete with detailed zoomorphic and geometric design and is on display at the Chaa Creek Natural History Center.

The Chaa Creek Mayan site is an ancient settlement in the Cayo District of Western Belize. Largely unexcavated, it contains over 70 recognizable Mayan elements including numerous pyramidal mounds and four plaza areas. Artifacts recovered include highly attractive glazed painted pottery, stone implements and a variety of …

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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Rare Treasure in Western Belize for both Art and Nature Lovers

There is a surprise around every corner in Belize; and guests at Chaa Creek and other area lodges may not know it, but one of the world’s strangest, most unique art galleries is only a short drive away, a few clicks south of Benque Viejo on the Hyrdo Road.