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Dirt Road to Mountain Pine Ridge

The Best Off The Beaten Path Destinations In Belize

Many visitors to Belize stick to the typical tourist destinations because they are easier to get to, but there is a lot more to explore besides popular spots such like Lamanai, ATM Cave, and the Blue Hole.  With the following off the beaten path destinations in Belize, getting there really is half the adventure.  If you consider yourself […]

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The Best Scuba Diving in Belize: The Top 5 Dive Sites

Approximately 5 years ago I was vacationing in Caye Caulker and I ran into my high school friend ILya Rosado. I hadn’t seen him in a while and to my surprise, he had fallen in love with scuba diving and was now a dive master, and working towards becoming a dive instructor. Due to his […]

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Belize Blue Hole

What It’s Really Like To Dive The Great Blue Hole

Thousands of Scuba Divers flock to Belize annually, and most of them only have the Belize Blue Hole to check off their bucket list. It is perhaps the most famous dive site in Belize, definitely one of the most advertised by domestic tourism investors, yet it disappoints many divers. Imagine, after weeks or months of […]

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A guide to diving Esmeralda Canyons

If you ever get a chance to dive into the waters in front of Ambergris Caye, make sure at least one of your dives is at the Esmeralda Canyons. It is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful sites on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.  For reasons that only an oceanographer may be able to […]

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Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve

Dive operators off the coast of Placencia and Hopkins in Southern Belize have access to one of the most amazing experiences in the world. For 10 days after the full moon during the months of March, April, May and June, every year Snappers spawn around Gladden Spit and attract numerous Whale Sharks to dine on […]

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Learning To Dive In Belize

Learning to dive in Belize is easy and safe. For me, it was also quick; the first day involved an intensive PADI video training and on the second day I was ready to go on my first dive! The same can’t be said for everyone learning to dive as it all depends on how quick […]

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jabiru stork in crooked tree village, belize

Crooked Tree Village, A Neighborhood Of Friendly People…and Wildlife!

Believe it or not, Crooked Tree Village is actually an inland island. It is surrounded by Revenge Lagoon, Northern Lagoon, Western Lagoon and Spanish Creek. It is located 33 miles north of Belize City and two miles off the Northern Highway, connected by a one-mile causeway. Crooked Tree is predominantly known for two things, it […]

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Scuba Diving in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

This is a journal of my experience when getting open water certified in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The Scuba diving course allowed me to visit the Belize Barrier Reef, the Hol-Chan Marine Reserve, and Shark Ray Alley. Belize is primarily comprised of cultural experiences and jungle and sea adventures. In the mainland, visitors can experience […]

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La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge

Photo Essay: La Ruta Maya River Challenge 2012

La Ruta Maya River Challenge is an annual four day canoe race that starts under the historic Hawskworth Bridge in San Ignacio, Cayo and finishes at the Belcan Bridge in Belize City. This event is takes local and international participants on an adventure down the 175 miles of the Belize Old River which empties out to the […]

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