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Our snorkelling boat out on the reef  
   

Our snorkelling boat out on the reef

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, hi ... 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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15th February 2012

There With You!
Looking at this photo,for some reason I was immediately transported back in time to our days in Belize. I actually got certified there Scuba diving. And now I can feel the warm salty ocean spray against my face riding on this boat and then jumping in there with you guys into that very crystal clear aqua-marine sea and the abundant colorful fish and coral. How great, and all this from a photo. Like they say, "A picture is worth a thousand words!"

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