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Summer in Belize: Why I’m going Back!
The arrival of the Summer Solstice means many things to many people around the world, with Druid fans congregating around Britain’s Stonehenge, people wanting to get in touch with the ancient Maya vibe at Chitzen Itza in Mexico, Tikal in Guatemala and Xunantunich in Belize, and farmers the world over consulting their almanacs.
To me, the Solstice sounds a gentle alarm – from here on in the days get shorter and the nights get longer …
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Yes, summer is now well and truly here. At Chaa Creek, celebrating the summer solstice is part of a local tradition going back thousands of years. Long before western telescopes came into use, the ancient Maya were busily recording the solstices with astounding accuracy and marking the exact day with ritual celebrations. The Summer Solstice, widely considered to be the first day of summer, falls on June 21 in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day of the year. And, of course, June 21 in the southern hemisphere is the winter solstice with the shortest day of the year.
Eco Kids Summer Camp »
I want to be an Eco Kid because I want to make a positive difference in my beautiful country Belize. I strongly believe that it is young people like myself that will play an instrumental role in the future of Belize and the lessons that will be taught in this camp will lay down the foundation to equip me with the proper knowledge to make the changes.
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Hi, my name is Shaneli Pop, I am 10 years old and I live in beautiful Cayo District. I really want to be an eco kid because I want to discover the life between the plants and animals. I want to help protect the endangered animals. I also want to help the plants grow big and beautiful. I have seen with my naked eyes how men cut down trees and I felt bad because I couldn’t do any thing.
It’s amazing what happens when you get away from the television, computers, X Boxes, PlayStations and other modern distractions and spend time together in nature. And when you can choose from hiking, swimming, canoeing down pristine rivers, horseback or mountain bike riding through gorgeous jungle trail, wandering through ancient Maya temples, going on guided nature walks, exploring sacred Maya caves filled with artefacts, altars and relics, or any number of activities, it’s a safe bet no one will be bored.
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I spent a few months researching a trip to Belize, hoping to spend 2 ½ weeks there this summer, but due to unforeseen circumstances, lack of funds and schedules we won’t be able to vacation as many days this year.
That said, spending 8-9 nights in Belize would be WONDERFUL and winning a trip like this would make it feasible for me and my 14 year old daughter. We try to leave a small footprint when …
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With breaks from school, warmer temperatures and an approved vacation form submitted at work, summer travel is calling your name.
More people than ever are not only seeking a vacation, but are also looking for ways to minimize their getaway’s impact.
Finding environmentally friendly hotels, resorts and lodges is easier than you might think, with credible websites and travel agencies dedicated to this service. We’ve searched through recommended resorts and reviewed expert findings. Here’s a rundown of …
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Chaa Creek Summer Camp is aimed at parents with 7-15 year olds and offers an interactive educational experience with a focus on learning about biodiversity and natural resource conservation as well as the history of the ancient Maya and traditional healing. The six night / seven day programme runs from 18 to 24 July at Chaa Creek in Belize, set on a private 365-acre nature reserve along the banks of the Macal River in the foothills of the Maya Mountains.