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[1 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

You don’t see “Mother Nature’s Best kept Secret” being used as a tagline for Belize much these days, which makes sense as more and more people have discovered the many fascinating facets of the Jewel, as locals refer to their country. But there are still more than a few undiscovered or at least off-the-beaten track places in Belize that remain under the radar.

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[19 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]

UFO filmed and caught on tape while we were flying over The Great Blue Hole, off the coast of Belize, near Belize City. The Great Blue Hole is a large submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 70 km (43 mi) from the mainland and Belize City. The hole is circular in shape, over 300 m (984 ft) across and 124 m (407 ft) deep.

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

On Saturday June 9, Kate visited Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize’s oldest marine reserve and Shark Ray Alley, where she snorkeled and experienced firsthand, why they remain a major visitor’s attraction. At both sites she was photographed and filmed by renown Belizean photographer — Tony Rath. Through her visit, Ms. Walsh not only gained direct experience with Belize’s diverse reef environment, but she learned about how essential reserves are to the sustainability of Belize’s marine waters, food security and economy.

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[18 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]

Adventuring in Belize by Amelia Thomas – Lonely Planet Author
Galloping along Central American mountain trails, accompanied only by the thrum of hooves and the occasional flash of a toucan among the trees, might just be one of the world’s top ways to start your morning. But incredibly, in lovely, lush Belize, where eco-slanted adventure travel is king, the day gets even better from here.

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[8 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Take nothing but pictures leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.

I think responsible travel is encapsulated in the famous travelers saying: Take nothing but pictures leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time. Travelling is every one’s way of getting away from the hustle and bustle of life and sometimes, because we are so engrossed in our desire to enjoy and have fun, we tend to forget that the we live in one  and that we are all responsible for it. That one little candy wrapper that you threw outside …

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[5 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
I Want to go to Belize and visit the Great Blue Hole

This is my story I tell over and over to people I meet. To be a travel blogger and to show the world places they never thought was possible has always been my dream. I want to be the bridge that connects local culture, rich heritage sites and beautiful people to the world.

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[30 Jul 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Venturing the Atolls

 By Peter Tonti 
So we ventured into the unknown; Elias Matus, reservations manager for the Rainforest and Reef Resorts of Belize, my fourteen year old son, Gianni Tonti and me, Peter Tonti, CFO and Business Manager for The Lodge at Chaa Creek, in search of some hands-on experience with the island portion of our Inland/Island Adventure Package with Turneffe Flats. 
An hour and a half boat ride from Belize City led us to our destination, Turneffe Flats. We arrived around 5:00 pm, …

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[30 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Amazing Story of Adventure Diving-the Great Blue Hole in Belize

We would like to introduce you to the Great Blue Hole of Belize. This is a natural sinkhole that is about 1000 feet across and close to 500 feet deep. it is ringed by stalagmites, and there is even a cave that you can reach near the blue hole. It is one of the largest Blue Holes in the world, and some of the stories (like the one inside) from the blue hole in Belize are amazing.