clear water snorkelling in belize

Belize is an anomaly. Peaceful, democratic, English-speaking, it seems in many ways not to belong in Central America at all. And indeed, to an extent, it is more a Caribbean nation than a Latin one, looking out from the coast rather than inland for its trade and alliances. On the other hand, it has plenty of distinctively Central American features as well. Above all, it offers a blend of cultures and races that includes Maya, Mestizo, African, European, and Asian. On a Belize adventure, you'll discover remarkable marine life, profuse jungle vegetation, ancient Mayan ruins, and above all, friendly and easy-going people.

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Visual Adventure: Belize

Dec. 4, 2013, 5:22 p.m.

Warm people and warm weather make Belize a perfect spot for travellers looking for a slightly off-the-beaten-path trip in Central America. Our journey took us through the ancient Mayan city of Tikal and on to the lovely island of Flores. After crossing back over the Belizean border, we visited San Ignacio and Hopkins to embark [&hellip

Belize it or Not: A Paranormal Paradise

Oct. 29, 2013, 12:36 a.m.

Known for its unspoiled beauty, its extreme biodiversity and distinctive ecosystems, Belize does not immediately come to mind as a hot bed for the paranormal; however, considering its small size, the country’s overflowing with fearsome and persistent legends

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