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  • A short video about the Belize Rainforest

    Over 40% of Belize’s land mass enjoys some form of legal protected areas area status and these diverse natural areas form the basis of Belize’s tourism offerings. This significant portion of the country under sustainable management is a testament to the diversity of plant and animal species and to the energy and enthusiasm of pioneers in Belize conservation.

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    How to get to Placencia Belize

    There are three ways to get to Placencia Belize – by plane, by car and by bus. Placencia By Plane: This is the most recommended way to get to Placencia. There are several flights into Placencia throughout the day and they are well coordinated with international flight arrival times. We are an agent of both local airlines — Tropic Air and Maya Island Air — and…

    Aurelio Martinez: Laru Beya – review

    By Robin Denselow When the remarkable album Watina was released, nearly four years ago, it launched the tragically brief international career of Andy Palacio and focused attention to the culture and history of the Garifuna community – the descendents of escaped slaves from Africa who inter-married with the indigenous people of St Vincent, and are now scattered across Central America. Palacio died within a year…

    Belize Independence 2011

    Under this year’s September Celebration theme – Honoring our History, celebrating our cultures, uniting for peace – Belizeans countrywide and abroad are gearing up for the the day when Belize became Independent – September 21 1981!

    Map of Placencia Village

    Today we would like to show you a map of Placencia Village. Our Placencia resort is located near the airstrip – maybe like five to ten minutes away. As you can see we are very close to Placencia Village, South Water Caye and other natural attractions. What do you think of this Placencia Map?

    Belize and the Maya History

    Although Belize’s Maya occupation began as early as 1500 BC, it was during the Classic period of 250 AD to 900 AD that the population is thought to have exceeded one million people. Archaeological remains of the ancient Maya include pottery, skeletons, stelae, and tall palaces, temples, and ceremonial centers. Check out this video to learn more about Belize and the Maya History:

    Things to do in Belize

    When coming here on vacation, you need to know the best things to do in Belize? In Belize with scores of reef, beach and inland activities to choose from, this is your chance for adventures of your own making. With so much of our natural environment still healthy and intact, adventure tours are offered throughout the country. If inland activities are what you seek, the…

    Six Interesting Facts About Placencia Belize

    Located in the Caribbean Coast of Stann Creek District, Placencia is one of the most popular travel destination in Belize. Below are six interesting facts about Placencia. 1.) In the 17th Century, Placencia was settled by the English Puritans who were originally from Nova Scotia and latterly from the island of Providencia. This settlement died out during the Central American wars of independence in the…