Scarlet-Macaw- in belize

The Scarlet Macaw

Photo credit: Wikipedia The Scarlet Macaw is arguably the most magnificent bird of the parrot family. With their wide strong wings, macaws can reach speeds of 35 miles per hour. They often fly in pairs or small groups and often call to each other in raucous hoarse voices. See also: Belize Birding Tours Macaws appear to prefer higher elevations and riparian (riverine) forests. They are…

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Top 5 Things to do in Placencia Belize

A charming and gorgeous Peninsula in Southern Belize, Placencia is an ideal vacation destination to do many fun things.  Below are five fun activities that you can do when you are in Placencia: Explore Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary This is Belize’s most famous, and one of its biggest, protected areas – the huge swath of tropical forest became the world’s first jaguar sanctuary in 1984. Today it’s…

Photo of the day: Lucky Boy at the Belize Zoo

Photo of the day: Lucky Boy at the Belize Zoo Today’s photo of the day is of Lucky Boy. Lucky Boy, was the young black jaguar that was rescued last year by the Belize Zoo. According to a newsletter that was put out by the Zoo Director, Lucky Boy is doing fine and is in great health.


5 Reasons to Visit Belize Now

By Brian Major With the Caribbean dominated by hyperactive all-inclusive resorts, travelers to Belize—in Central America, but touting prime Caribbean-fronted coastline—can still go native. Touting a fairy-tale landscape of white-sand beaches, lush rain forests, and soaring mountains, virtually all activities are accessible from several fun and funky beachfront towns. Belize accommodations are upscale yet small-scale: the largest hotel has 120 rooms.