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View of Caye Caulker poking out from the shallows  
   

View of Caye Caulker poking out from the shallows

Belize - into the deep...

October 23rd 2013
After so long in the Spanish speaking world, Belize came as a bit of a shock – a small English speaking enclave on the shores of the Caribbean!! The language comes from the country's pre-independence history as British Honduras and the fact that apparently a good proportion of its population are descended from the pirates and buccaneers that used to frequent these parts!! I say that the lan ... 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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