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Stunning images that capture the beauty of our island and its people. A new picture posted weekly.

sahara dust makes for gloomy skies in belize

Sahara Dust Makes for Gloomy Skies

So, have you heard about this Sahara Dust thing? Apparently, it’s been around forever, but it’s only recently that modern forecasts have clued us in on this natural phenomenon. It’s kind of wild to think about, right? I mean, back in the day, we’d just see cloudy skies and maybe

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Hunting for Fresh Fish in Ambergris Caye

You may think that fresh fish is easily accessible for purchase in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, but sometimes you cannot find any!! By now the fishing village of San Pedro has ‘almost’ completely

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Would You Marry A Mermaid?

Photographer Jose Luis Zapata, in his blog post, asks if anyone would marry a mermaid. In his latest photo shoot he explains how Michael Harris takes a deep breath and meets the love of

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The Cutest Fruit Vendor Ever

How could you say no to this beautiful girl selling fruits and vegetables through the streets of downtown San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize? She is all smiles for the camera and her mother’s customers

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Lazy Slow Island Days Call for Sietas

When slow season kicks in and you find yourself with a little more time on your hands scheduling an afternoon siesta is not a bad thing. It’s not hard to with a magnificent view

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Belize Celebrates Maya Day 2015

IXCACAO Chocolate Queen proudly sponsored Maya Day Sunday, March 22, 2015, with IXCACAO’s stone tools and chocolate grinding competition. There was also a competition for grinding corn with the typical tools used by the

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Marine Life Encounters in Belize

– By Rachel Graham / Mar Alliance – “With rain clouds threatening to change the course of our field day and subsequently drenching our students and team we were not sure how our Kids

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Just Married in Paradise

Just married in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize! We caught this couple (in flip flops) riding around “Island Style”. The closest thing to a stretch limo on the island is a stretched, 6-seater golf

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CrossFit Junkies Paddleboard to the Reef

Caught a group of four CrossFitters enjoying a sunny day by the reef on paddle boards. They were performing CrossFit routines balancing on their boards and having a great time while they got some

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