The Maya Food Of The Gods

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The ancient Maya civiliza­tion’s many achievements include a written language, advanced mathematics, sophisticated surgery, and astrological calculations that continue to astound scholars… and the list goes on.
But for many people, the Maya’s greatest achievement is something loved all over the world today—chocolate.

A Green Globe nod to Chaa Creek

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The highly sought after Green Globe worldwide certification is considered to be the “International Standard for Sustainability” and is granted only after a rigorous auditing process against recognised benchmarks and carbon footprint calculations. The Lodge at Chaa Creek has once again been awarded the Green Globe Certification “as a mark of quality, sustainability and climate action,” according to Green Globe.

Top 7 Foods (and Three Drinks) in Belize

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Belize is a wonderful melting pot of culinary extremes; a tantalizing mixture of Caribbean spices, African vegetables and Central American cooking styles can be found in all corners of Belize. The seafood is delicious and the lobster is world-class, particularly along the Northeast part of the country. The following is a list of my favorite foods in Belize

LA RUTA MAYA BELIZE RIVER CHALLENGE ONLY DAYS AWAY

March 01, 2010 Preparations are underway for the thirteenth annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge. The race will begin on Friday in San Ignacio under the Hawksworth Bridge. Participants will row for four days down the Macal and Belize … Read more

History of Chocolate and its use by the Mayas

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Chocolate, a name derived from the Maya word Xocoatl, was revered as a favored food of the Mayan gods during the golden age of the Maya Civilization in Belize in 500 BC. The Maya, once the world’s most advanced horticulturists, cultivated cocoa beans that were used throughout Mesoamerica as money.

Peer to Pier: Conversations with fellow travelers

Lucy Fleming, 62, and her husband Mick own the Lodge at Chaa Creek, Belize’s first jungle resort, which opened its doors in 1981.  Chaa Creek has been consistently ranked as the best eco resort in the Caribbean for years by … Read more

Belize National Anthem, National Prayer & National Symbols

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The tiny Central American country of Belize attained its Independence in 1981 from the United Kingdom. The National Anthem of Belize: O. Land of the Free by the Carib Sea, Our manhood we pledge to thy liberty! No tyrants here linger, despots … Read more