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Underwater Caye Caulker

Snorkeling with rays (but not with manta rays unfortunately) (Caye Caulker, Belize)

June 10th 2010
(Day 797 on the road) I am not sure what to make of Belize. It seems to be a very complicated country somehow: An ex British colony (independent only since 1981), member of the Commonwealth, the only country in Central America that speaks English (and also the only that does not have access to the Pacific Ocean), a good amount of Spanish-induced slavery, a strong Maya culture to this day, h ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Belize » Belize Barrier Reef » Caye Caulker

Belizean Flag Territorial disputes between the UK and Guatemala delayed the independence of Belize (formerly British Honduras) until 1981. Guatemala refused to recognize the new nation until 1992. Tourism has become the mainstay of the economy. The country remains... ... read more
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Tot: 0.115s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 8; qc: 17; dbt: 0.0186s; 17; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.4mb