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San Pedro Tour Operators come to rescue the reef

Elkhorn coral is one of the most important corals in the Caribbean and along with staghorn coral and star corals have formed Caribbean coral reefs over the last 5,000 years. In the early 1980s a bacterial syndrome, known as white-band disease has now reduced the elkhorn and staghorn population to less than three percent of its former abundance. On Ambergris Caye, where reef-related tourism is paramount, one group of vested stakeholders have taken the lead in restoring reef areas that have been affected.

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Corn – A staple on Belizean Tables!

From simple corn tortillas to tamales and tamalitos, we love corn. We even consume it in traditional drinks such as atole and pozole. Not only is corn a staple in the Belizean diet, but its cultural significance is a major source of pride.

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Chamoyadas: Satisfying those sweet and spicy taste buds!

Be it breakfast, lunch or dinner, we always want more for our food. In fact, even our snacks are EXTRA. One of my favorites that has that explosive taste is the Chamoyada – a sweet and spicy blended fruit and ice concoction topped with more seasonal fruit and spices.

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Adventures at Sea with Xsite Belize!

One of their unique and fun trips is their Live Aboard Sailing Charters – overnight sailing, camping at one of Belize’s most beautiful atolls, snorkeling or diving along the second largest Barrier Reef in the world and even fishing!

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Getting to know your beach buddies

There is something about the vast expanse of the horizon that allows your worries to drift over that unseen ledge, temporally disappearing from heart and mind. Along the way, shorebirds often scamper the waterline, escorting you on your sandy saunter.

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Awestruck by Caracol Maya site’s Majesty

The latest census figure for the entire country of Belize is under 400,000 within 8867 square miles. So you can imagine how difficult it is to understand how one 75 square-mile site could have housed half our current population. But, that’s the archaeological belief – that Belize’s largest Maya site – Caracol, was home to 200,000 Mayas, housed in around 35,000 buildings.

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Cheese, Birds and Botanicals – three of the many things you can experience at Caves Branch Jungle Lodge

Caves Branch Jungle Lodge is renowned for the adventures they offer, and there is something for every level of intensity and area of interest. Want to take your taste buds on an adventure? How about sampling homemade cheese during a presentation at their onsite production house! Are you interested in learning about the exotic flora of Belize? Guests can opt for a guided tour of their amazing botanical gardens or just stroll the property on their own and learn from interpretative signage along the way.

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Cool down with a classic: PALETAS!

If you’re looking to create something tropically delicious, we have one tried and true recipe that uses familiar, easy-to-access ingredients. We present to you, the Key Lime Pie Popsicles!

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