Good Friday is a somber day throughout Belize. No alcohol is sold or served across the country and almost all businesses are closed. Much of the country is Roman Catholic and most churches hold religious processions over the Easter holiday. Some simple…some elaborate. I travelled to Benque Viejo on Thursday afternoon to take partKeep reading »
Yesterday afternoon, my 3+ hour bus ride ended in the town of Benque, Belize. The last town before the Guatemalan border in the Cayo district, Western Belize. (I took a water taxi from San Pedro to Belize City and then the bus from Belize City to Benque – just west of the Mayan site ofKeep reading »
Easter is a LONG holiday in Belize. Banks close for a half day on Thursday and it seems like the entire country heads to the beach. Good Friday all the way through Easter Monday. The huge party all kicks off with a DRY DAY. Golf carts are ALL rented (and being driven around townKeep reading »
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You are thinking about vacation (who isn’t?). Why chose tiny Belize? Here are eight reasons why I think Belize rocks. See if you agree… KEEP READING »
While some plan a trip to Belize to just lay in a hammock, drink a frozen cocktail and relax, most like to take advantage of all the activities Belize has to offer. Whether it’s mainland trips to the ruins or jungle, repelling down waterfalls, visiting the Belize Zoo or snorkeling the reef, there are plenty of things to do for people of all ages and all levels of thirst for adventure.