Category: About Belize

The Maya Food Of The Gods

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...

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A Green Globe nod to Chaa Creek

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.The highly sought after Green Globe worldwide...

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Top 7 Foods (and Three Drinks) in Belize

Our Favorite Belizean Foods: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...

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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...

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History of Chocolate and its use by the Mayas

History of Chocolate, the Food of Maya Gods and Mortal Kings For many decades archaeologists have meticulously studied the Maya Civilization. But as they continue their endless probe on how such talented people once...

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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...

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Belize National Anthem, National Prayer & National Symbols

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...

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