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[14 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Today’s Belize Photo of the Day is the Yucatan Banded Gecko which is scientifically known as the Coleonyx elegans. These small nocturnal lizards live primarily in rocky habitats and are strictly terrestrial with very elegant skin marks and red brown skin.

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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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[14 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Chaa Creek Natural History Museum

The Chaa Creek Natural History Centre, situated at the top of the hill behind the cottages, takes students and visitors along a fascinating time line, which begins with prehistoric land formation through to the shifting of the continents. Visitors are able to see the movement of life in Belize through the ages; from Mayan temples in the steaming jungle to modern day traditional healers. On one hand we provide a comprehensive introduction to the …

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[15 Oct 2009 | One Comment | ]
Vacation Sweepstakes – Essay#31

 
Why Belize? Why Chaa Creek? Why not?
This past year I have convinced myself that I will see Belize before I visit any other country. When asked “why Belize?”, the answers (almost seemingly endless) most often end with an excited butterfly filled stomach response about a gorgeous tree house suite in the jungle at a place called Chaa Creek. It was hard to discover such a beautiful location in such tough economical times.
As an adventurous Canadian who has never travelled out …