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A Trip to Beautiful Sarteneja, Belize to See About A Canoe

April 26th, 2024

Sarteneja, Belize is a village about 30 miles NW of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Sarteneja is well-known in the country…

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The Best Things To Do in Belize: My Ultimate Bucket List

October 3rd, 2023

A Complete List of Things To Do in Belize: Big and Small! Belize is known for so many things: the…

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Crossing the Border at Chetumal: Mexico To Belize & Buying A SIM Card in Mexico

May 21st, 2022

This post covers two topics:  Crossing the Border from Belize to Mexico (and from Mexico to Belize) and Buying and…

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A Guide: Eight Tips for Traveling By Bus in Belize

March 12th, 2020

How To Successfully Travel Belize by Bus – The BUDGET Way to Travel But There are Some Compromises… Belize is…

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Why YOU Should Visit Belize in April and May

March 7th, 2020

April and May can be some pretty great months to visit Belize.  The Spring Break rush has started to thin…

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Orchid Bay Belize: Modern Beauty Planned for An Established Community

November 23rd, 2019

Orchid Bay Development and Community in Northern Belize Who, What, Where, When and Why Visit Orchid Bay? Just recently I…

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Sleepy Sarteneja Village: Glowing Water and Art on My Quick Visit

November 14th, 2019

Sarteneja is a small village located on a peninsula in Northern Belize.  It is surrounded by the sea and the…

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Corozal: A Lovely Colorful Belize Town with A Definite Mexican Feel

November 12th, 2019

Colorful Corozal, Belize Surprises Me on a Quiet Sunday Morning There are only a handful of towns in Belize (7…

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Special Delivery! Formula Delivered to the Manatees & Monkeys at Incredible WildTracks

April 30th, 2017

On a hidden lagoon a few miles from Sarteneja Village on the mainland of Belize is an incredible operation.  Wildtracks…

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Sea Front Sarteneja, Belize: A Charming QUIET Village

April 28th, 2017

Sarteneja is a small village on the coast of Northern Belize’s Corozal district that can’t help but charm.  The water…

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Lamanai Landing Hotel and Some Great Tours in Orange Walk, Belize

January 29th, 2017

I do love an invitation.  Last week I signed up for a pretty exciting trip to Orange Walk.  Most exciting…

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The Heartland of Belize: Blue Creek, Orange Walk and My Visit with Reinland Meats

September 16th, 2016

Less than 50 miles away (as the crow flies) from Ambergris Caye is an area so different, that I almost felt…

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Lamanai Maya Site: Another Way To Go, a Huge New Venture and LOTS to See

June 30th, 2016

Lamanai is one of the largest and most beautiful Maya sites in Belize.  And the location is just spectacular.  Lamanai…

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An Easy Journey From San Pedro to Orange Walk, A Town READY For Independence Day

September 17th, 2014

Yesterday I planned a morning water taxi to start my trip to Orange Walk, Belize.  Sugar City.  An area of…

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Visiting Wildtracks in Sarteneja, Belize: An Army of Volunteers Rehabbing Manatees and Monkeys for Return to the Wild

July 9th, 2014

I had promised to help with the free Vet Clinic in Sarteneja months ago.   Shaving dogs bellies pre-surgery and…

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Day Two Of the Free Veterinary Clinic In Sarteneja, Belize And Then…MANATEES!

July 8th, 2014

Sunday morning, I wrote all about the long, exhausting, amazing first day of the free clinic in Sarteneja, Belize.  Two…

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Day One of the Veterinary Clinic in Sarteneja and A Continued Look at The Village

July 6th, 2014

Yesterday was the first of two days of the Sarteneja Volunteer Veterinary Clinic.  Two vets and two vet students flew…

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Arrival in the Fishing Village of Sarteneja, Belize – First Impressions

July 5th, 2014

So, it’s EARLY Saturday morning and I am in the small village of Sarteneja – the coast of the Belize…

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Don’t Miss the Lamanai Mayan Site: Orange Walk’s #1 Attraction

January 2nd, 2014

A few weeks ago, I visited the town of Orange Walk in Northern Belize for 3 nights.  I ate the…

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Good Eats: A Guide to the Restaurants and Snacks of Orange Walk, Belize

December 20th, 2013

Orange Walk District in the North West of Belize is known for its sugar and rum production, the amazing Maya…

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