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Cassia Grandis Belize Bukut Tree

Cassia Grandis Belize Bukut Tree

Summer in the tropical countries such as Belize is usually heralded by a burst of pink from thousands of Cassia Grandis trees locally known as the Belize Bukut. From North to South, East to West, these bold trees put on a striking display among the o[...]

Rio Dulce Guatemala

Rio Dulce Guatemala

"In a few moments we entered the Rio Dulce. On each side, rising perpendicularly from three to four hundred feet, was a wall of living green. Trees grew from the water's edge, with dense unbroken foliage, to the top; not a spot of barrenness was to b[...]

Cassava Bread

Cassava Bread

Very similar to potato or sweet potato, cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a tuber filled with starch and flavor that gives it a creamy texture or a touch crunchy to your recipes. Cassava is native to South America but its cultivation has spread to Asia [...]

Popol Vuh Museum In Guatemala

Popol Vuh Museum In Guatemala

The Maya civilization that inhabited present day Guatemala, Belize, Honduras  and parts of Mexico, left its indelible mark on culture, science and world history. In the 16th century the influence of the art and beliefs of the Spanish conquistadors tr[...]

Ambergris Caye Hotels A to M

Ambergris Caye Hotels A to M

Ambergris Caye is the destination of choice for the bulk of tourists to Belize. It may get a tad busy during the peak tourism season but it is definitely not a kitschy version of Cancun. The island has lots of room for expansion and from the listings[...]