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Sweet Oranges are a Belizean Pride!

Along the Hummingbird Highway and through the Southern Highway, lies an area called the Stann Creek Valley. Nestled between breathtaking mountainous terrains, this patch of land is known to be the most fertile in the country. It is here that you find the heart of one of Belize’s main contributors to the agriculture industry, the citrus farms.

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Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge is here!

March 9th is the official holiday, so whichever Friday or Monday is closest is the Public and Bank Holiday, making for a nice long weekend for spectators, participants, sponsors and last-minute enthusiasts to flock to one of the many observation posts to catch teams paddling the Macal River and into the Belize River in what is considered the most grueling canoe race in Belize.

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Kiss Your Lobster Goodbye

For the lucky lobster the closed season coincides with their reproductive season, how apropos! Maybe we should we send them off with champagne and romantic music?

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Misty Mountain Solitude at Gaïa Riverlodge

There are a handful of resort properties within the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, each exceptional in their unique way, but one that stands alone in stellar location and hospitality is the one and only Gaïa Riverlodge.

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Birding…there’s an app for that!

This invaluable information not only provides big-picture data such as population trends and changes but helps those who visit Belize in knowing where to go when pursuing their avian dreams.

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Belize; one of the last strong-holds for the White-lipped Peccary

Thought to be the ‘canary in the coalmine’ for Mesoamerica’s forests due to their ecological sensitivity, their loss could indicate the beginning of the end for Central America’s wilderness. We need to take immediate action to save Mesoamerica’s last wild places and their incredible wildlife.

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Making Tamales: It’s a family affair

Growing up in a Mestizo household, these pockets of masa filled with chicken, k’ol and some veggies were a favorite for many special occasions, from birthdays to New Year’s parties.

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