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Lamanai and Scenic Boat Ride Along the New River Lagoon
"Lamanai Mayan site is one of Belize’s largest ceremonial centers. It is located on the banks of the 30 mile long New River Lagoon in the Orange Walk District north of Belize City. With one of the longest occupation spans in the Mayan World Lamanai was occupied continuously for over 3000 years from 1500 B.C. to A.D. 1675.The site of Lamanai includes eight major plazas a ball court with the largest known ball court marker
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Altun Ha and Cave Tubing Tour from Belize City
"This tour will take you to visit a Mayan ruin where you can learn about a great civilization that inhabited Belize over 3000 years ago. Journey through the Mayan underworld tubing through underground caves over 175000 years old as your headlights reveal many untouched crystal formations below the surface of the earth.Altun Ha was first settled somewhere around 250 BC with construction of the buildings beginning in 100 AD and continuing throughout the Classic Period that ended in the 10th century. Some 10000 Mayans lived in and around Altun Ha which was a significant trading center as evidenced by the large amounts of jade and obsidian excavated here in the early sixties and seventies.Altun Ha Tour: spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City
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Altun Ha and Zipline Tour from Belize City
"Spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City Altun Ha is made up of two central plazas surrounded by towering temples that enclose the palm strewn land. The larger of the two plazas Plaza A is the site of a mysterious tomb discovered beneath one of the temples called Temple of the Green Tomb. Jade jewelry flints and skins are among the three hundred remnants that were unearthed here.ZiplineThis amazingly popular and unique tour is a fast growing sector of the Belize Tourism Industry and pivots around one important factor: safety. Set withi this amazing tour starts with a safety session from our professional zip line crew.Following your safety session
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Belize City No Longer the Capital of Belize

I thought it was an interesting fact that the government of Belize had the insight to move their capital from Belize City to Belmopan which is farther inland. While Belize City remains the country's...
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Fort George

The Fort George District of Belize City is found on the north side of Haulover Creek, right by the Cruise terminal. It is a charming and quite affluent area dotted with lots of small and colourful...
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Belize City

Belize city is a city divided in two parts by a hand-operated swing bridge that sits at the mouth of Haulover Creek, it has no beaches and it is located below sea level. One quarter of the country’s...
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Spoken English

Belize is one of only a handful of Latin and South American countries that speak English. Obviously due to proximity of their neighboring nations, Spanish is widely used and understood.This has to do...
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Went to Belize but didn't get to see much

Belize was at war with itself when we were there. We stayed in the little mall area right at the pier th entire time we were there. My daughter, daughter-in-law & granddaughter got their hair braided....
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Cruises : to pre-book excursions or not?

The majority of visitors who visit Belize City will do so as a port of call on a cruise liner. Many of those cruise ships will have excursions available on a first-come-first-served basis.For those of...
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National Flag of Belize

The Belize National Flag is unique among the national flags of the world on two counts. First, it contains twelve colors, which three more than on any other national flag. Second, it is the only...
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My 50th Country

When Karen and I arrived in Belize it was a milestone for me because it marked the 50th country I have visited in my life, according to the list put out by the Traveler's Century Club. Belize was the...
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Just passing through!

Belize City is not somewhere I would go to see, just a necessary passing through point to other parts of the country. The shopping is fine, but the city isn't the cleanest & not somewhere I would want...
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When you're at Belize Zoo.....

Don't forget to see the rare harpy eagle. She did have a name but I forgot what her name was. These birds were pretty much all hunted out and it's rare to see them in captivity apparently. So I...
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Run Down

Other than some of the downtown shops and the high-end cruiseship tourist facilities around Fort George and the north side of Haulover Creek, Belize City generally gives off the impression of a tired...
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Belize...Caribbean Paradise???

I went on a cruise this christmas that stopped in Belize City, Belize. All of the ports of call were nice, and Belize was nice, but incredibly boring. There is NO beach, if thats what you like to do....
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Fiction set in Belize City

I really wasn't expecting to find any books set in Belize City, let alone a prize-winner written by a local Belizean author, but I did, and it's a good one. Beka Lamb, by Zee Edgell, is a...
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Turneffe Atoll, Belize
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Oceanfront Street, , Belize
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2 Dawson Lane, Burrell Boom Village, Belize City, Belize
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2 Marine Parade, PO Box 321, Belize City, Belize District, Belize
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Mile 3, Northern Highway, PO Box 959, Belize City, Belize District, Belize
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6 Marine Parade, Belize City, Belize
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Top Things to Do in Belize City

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Tips that refer to places other than Belize City

There are several unique and fascinating things to do in Belize. One of the most unique is the river cave tubing; if we ever return to Belize, this type of day trip is definitely on my list! If you...
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Belize Zoo

If you get a chance to check out Belize Zoo outside of Belize City, be sure to leave your mark on the wall here. The cost is about 2.75 USD, 5.00 in Belize Dollars. The money goes to donations for the...
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starship

"Belize ~ Dedicated to Wildlife Preservation"
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Bwana_Brown

"Belize City - I've Seen Better!"
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JetlagCity

"Seedy Old Colonial Capital"
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ATXtraveler

"Belize City and Countryside - Dec. 2004"
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JeanCooke

"Belize City"
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