Category: About Belize

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Top 7 Foods (and Three Drinks) in Belize

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

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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 […]

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History of Chocolate and its use by the Mayas

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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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