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Giant turtle

Another photo of the turtle we came across during the tour
Belize - coral reef, Maya ruins and human skulls covered by crystals

December 22nd 2015
Limestone seems to be the theme of this blog entry I think it was more than a decade since I, Ake, celebrated Christmas at home. I have made it a tradition to go abroad for at least a few days over the holidays and I honoured that tradition in 2015 by going to Central America. Here in this the first blog entry from that trip I will write about what I did in the first couple of day ... 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
23rd February 2016

Brilliant decisions!
I've always enjoyed being abroad and missing the Christmas madness too. And Central America is such a fantastic destination, and your underwater photos from Caye Caulker are gorgeous! I was there about 35 years ago when there were no agencies, golf carts or restaurants. Everyone found a room in or behind people's houses and two ladies cooked cheap lobster dinners on their patios. But then again, you can tell people you saw it back in '16 when it was primitive compared to its future development. Now, is always the perfect time to go. Loved your adventures in the cave and at Carocol too.
24th February 2016

Thanks for telling us about what it was back then
Thanks for telling us about what CC was back 35 years ago. It is always entertaining to hear such stories and try to imagine what it was like then. Stories like that is what keep me going back on the road again and again. /Ake
24th February 2016

We love the turtles. Enjoying following your trip.

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