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Belizean Smiles: Frank Varma

Visitors often tell us that their favorite part of Belize is her people. They talk about how friendly and open Belizeans are, welcoming them warmly to our shores and showing them the absolute best of Belize. With that in mind, we present to you some of those friendly favorites.
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The Head Chef at Rain Restaurant and Rooftop Terrace, Frank is a young, passionate member of the Belizean Culinary World.

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Caribeville introduces Executive Chef Samuel Gonzalez

There are many great restaurants across Belize, each with its own unique flavors and cooking styles. If you ask many restaurateurs, the success of their kitchen strongly depends on a good leader who has a passion for the culinary arts. That is the case at Caribeville’s two restaurants, Rain Restaurant and Rooftop Terrace and Aqua Seafood/Sushi Restaurant and Steakhouse, whose aim is to offer the best of Belize with a proudly Belizean team. Leading their culinary team is born and raised San Pedrano, Samuel Gonzalez Jr.

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A Taste of Nature: Gaïa Riverlodge serves up fresh eats

Every meal we ate at Gaïa during our three-night stay was full of flavor and bright with fresh vegetables and fruits. From a platter of fresh fruit to start off breakfast, with a side of gorgeous, fresh-squeezed orange juice, to some of the crunchiest, tastiest sautéed vegetables accompanying our meats and starches, we were in foodie heaven.

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Cycling Dreams: Keion ‘Cavendish’ Robateau

Keion ‘Cavendish’ Robateau is a very young Belizean cyclist, who at 22, has participated in 70 local and about 20 international races. He shares how he discovered a love of cycling, and what has led him to his lifelong passion now.

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Marine biologist Lisa Carne cultivates coral for a healthier reef

Lisa Carne was inspired to re-forest the reefs by planting coral after noticing Elkhorn coral that had broken from the reef remained alive. Now considered the Caribbean’s most successful reef restoration projects, Fragments of Hope has planted over 100,000 coral fragments in three different marine protected areas.

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Meet the man behind the binoculars; Roni Martinez

For as long as he can remember, birding extraordinaire and champion for the protection of Scarlet Macaws in the Chiquibul Forest of Belize, Roni Martinez has always had a connection with nature. From botany to birds, this Belizean naturalist is determined to make a difference in his beloved country.

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