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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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[13 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]
Rainforest & Reef Vacation Sweepstakes #1

Chaa Creek was the very first business that I started following on Facebook when I joined a few years ago, and it is the only business whose posts I read regularly. I’ve never been to Belize, but have been dreaming of it for years … literally years. The pictures I’ve seen of the beaches and the reef in Belize look to me to be the best in the world. And to have that along with those amazing rainforests is almost unimaginable for such a small country. I’m also fascinated by the ancient history and ruins in Belize. I cannot imagine a better place to start my first ever (but hopefully not last) adventure in Belize than the fabulous Chaa Creek.

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[1 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Belize Eco Kids Summer Camp Essay -7

“Why do I want to be an Eco Kid”
Our environment is the place where we live, work and play. I believe that it our duty to care for the place we call home and enjoy it as it is, in its natural beauty. I therefore want to be an Eco Kid because I need to learn more about the environment I live in so I can always enjoy it as it is today, tomorrow and always. I always hope …

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[29 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Archaeological Sites and Parks

Belize has hundreds of Archaeological sites covering the entire country and the Institute of Archaeology is responsible for the oversight and management of these.

Many have been excavated and studied with partial restorations and the establishment of visitor facilities and we invite you to explore these with us.

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[26 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Honeymoon Sweepstakes Essay#16

Honeymoon Sweepstakes
My fiancé and I met our senior year in college and kept in touch over the next four years until we happened to become roommates.  We quickly became a couple after spending many days canoeing, exploring and fishing the local waterways.  Recently, we have begun planning our wedding and the really exciting part- the honeymoon.
We have never been on a real vacation together due to work and school schedules.  Every time we leave town it seems to be …

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[18 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
Crown Jewel Of Belize: The Altun Ha Jade Head

The jade head was discovered at in the Belize District’s Mayan site of Altun Ha in 1968 by Dr. David Pendergast of the Royal Ontario Museum of Canada. The head, along with forty other objects, had been placed within a large tomb that was located below the stairblock on the Temple of the Masonry Altars (Structure B4). At the center of the tomb were the remains of an elderly adult male. This elite person was likely an important ruler of the site during his lifetime and may have commissioned an artist to produce the large carved object. We do not know the exact date that the head was carved, but analysis of cultural remains within the tomb suggests that the burial, and accompanying grave goods, were deposited in the structure sometime between 600 and 650 A.D.