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[11 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Belize has a large diaspora, with one out of every three Belizeans now living overseas, for the most part in the United States, Great Britain and Canada. According to the US Census some 175,000 Belizeans live in the US, while it is estimated around 3,000 Belizeans are currently in England.

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[4 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Officially known as the Children’s Summer Camp Scholarship Program, the Eco-Kids camp is held each year at Chaa Creek’s rustic Macal River Camp, down the Macal River from the main resort and the Natural History Centre, Butterfly Farm, Maya Medicinal Plant Trail, Hilltop Spa and other rainforest attractions.

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[20 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

The article highlighted eco lodges from ten countries: USA, Costa Rica, Canada, Alaska, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Kenya, Czech Republic and of course Belize.

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[17 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s recent announcement of honeymoon vacation discounts is adding to the growing interest in Belizean honeymoon holidays, according to the eco resort’s spa manager.

Belize Photos, Maya »

[23 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Hammock of the Maya.

Belize Photos, Maya »

[8 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Maya Harp. The Maya Harp is beautifully hand crafted and was an integral part of the Maya society since it was used for religious and healing ceremonies and for cultural and entertainment purposes.

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[6 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Two-Man Crosscut Saw came into sight by the Romans but it was until the middle of the 15th Century that it was used as a tool across Europe and its major function was for cross cutting of large logs by wealthy logwood owners.

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is now accepting bookings for the Belize Rainforest and Barrier Reef Vacation, a new for 2012 all-inclusive vacation package that allows visitors to explore Belize’s Heartland of the Maya rainforests as well as the Belize Great Barrier Reef in one affordable holiday, according to Chaa Creek’s marketing administrator.

Belize Photos, Maya »

[30 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Bay Leaf Palm which is scientifically known as Sabal mauritiiformis.

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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.

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[1 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

After years of hosting legitimate archaeological research within its 365 acre nature reserve and through its Natural History Centre, Chaa Creek Maya research coordinators said they are astounded by the revelations surrounding news of the so-called Comalcalco brick discovered in Mexico.
Some of the startling finds could indicate an ancient Roman presence in the region thousands of years before Columbus’s arrival.

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[29 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Home Sweet Belizean Home for the Holidays

With summer drawing to a close, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays. And for Belizeans living away from the Jewel, that brings back thoughts of family, old friends, the old places and all the things we used to do during the holidays.

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[29 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Studying Biological Diversity in Belize: Go to Chaa Creek for Research and an Unforgettable Experience

Host to one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, Belize provides the perfect getaway and hands on research for students studying evolutionary biology, botany, biodiversity, or even sustainable farming methods. The country has more than 150 species of animals, 540 species of birds, 151 species of amphibians and reptiles, and over 3,400 species of plants. One of Belize’s most popular destinations, for both vacation and field research is Cha Creek, a tributary of the Macal River located in the western region of Belize.

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[26 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Chaa Creek praises the recent climate change forum in Belize

The international climate change forum recently held in Belize is another sign that the small Caribbean country is serious about being part of a global solution, according to Chaa Creek GM and Environmental Initiatives Director Lucy Fleming.